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Air Force Wants Info on EELV Rocket Engine Alternatives

The U.S. Air Force has requested information on the availability of locally made rocket engines that the service can use for its Evolved Expendable Launch Vehicle program. AF is looking to utilize industry’s existing launch systems or alternative configurations to currently used boosters in EELV-class platforms, the branch said Wednesday …

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ATK Building Rockets Motors For AF Supersonic Missile Foreign Sales Program; Jerry Brode Comments

ATK (NYSE: ATK) has won a $17 million contract t0 build rocket motors for supersonic, heat-seeking air-to-air missiles for a U.S. Air Force foreign military sales agreement. The company is re-starting the AIM-9P rocket motor production line as many international inventories are aging beyond the missile’s period of expected use …

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Lockheed Martin Wins $197M for Guided MLRS Rocket Production; Scott Arnold Comments

Lockheed Martin (NYSE: LMT) has won a $197 million contract from the U.S. Army to continue production of guided multiple launch rocket system unitary rockets, according to a company statement. This award exercises an option on the GMLRS production lot 7 contract that Lockheed won in July 2012, increasing the …

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Raytheon Collaborating with Nordic Defense Firm to Bolster Missile Supply

Raytheon Company (NYSE: RTN) and Norwegian defense company NAMMO are qualifying an alternate rocket engine for the AIM-120 advanced medium-range air-to-air missile. The new motor will be interchangeable with the AMRAAM propulsion system and will maintain the same performance as the current one. The U.S. Air Force is financing some nonrecurring costs …

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Raytheon Teams with Norwegian Firm for Rocket Motors

According to Raytheon (NYSE: RTN), the firm has partnered with the Norwegian defense company NAMMO have begun qualifying an alternative rocket motor for the AIM-120 Advanced Medium Range Air-to-Air Missile. The new motor will be interchangeable with the AMRAAM propulsion system and will maintain the same performance as the current …

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BAE Systems locks up almost $14 million for upgraded rocket system protection

On Wednesday, BAE Systems announced that it has been awarded a contract from the Army Aviation and Missile Life Cycle Management Command (AMCOM), to manufacture 64 Increased Crew Protection (ICP) cab upgrade kits for the High Mobility Artillery Rocket System (HIMARS). The contract, which also includes 65 cab up-armor applique …

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Made In Space to Demo In-Orbit Manufacturing System Under $74M NASA Contract

Made In Space has received a $73.7M contract from NASA to test a small robot designed to produce spacecraft components in low-Earth orbit. The company will demonstrate the potential of Archinaut One to manufacture technologies for the agency's missions to Mars and the moon, NASA said Saturday.

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NASA Picks 3 Firms for Small Satellite Launch System Contracts

Three companies have won contracts to develop launch vehicles for NASA to send miniaturized satellites into low-Earth orbit for space exploration, scientific research and technology demonstration use. NASA said Wednesday it awarded $5.5 million to Firefly Space Systems, $6.9 million to Rocket Lab USA and $4.7 million to Virgin Galactic under …

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