TYSONS CORNER, VA, October 29, 2018 — Maxar Technologies‘ (NYSE: MAXR) Radiant Solutions and SSL subsidiaries will collaborate to build a prototype space-based missile detection layer for the Missile Defense Agency, ExecutiveBiz reported Oct. 3.
SSL will lead the team, which also includes Systems Engineering Associates, as it works to develop the Space Sensor Layer consisting of sensors designed to detect and track missile threats, Maxar said Oct. 3.
“We are honored to accelerate the innovation needed for next-generation concepts that support national and international security and a more resilient American space enterprise,” said Richard White, president of SSL Government Systems.
Tony Frazier, president of Radiant Solutions and a three-time Wash100 awardee, added that the sister companies’ work on new missile defense concepts are aimed to build on U.S. national security and address the challenges that face defense and intelligence agencies.
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