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Raytheon Continues BMD Support to MDA Under $66M SM-3 Block IIA Contract Modification

TYSONS CORNER, VA, Aug. 9, 2017 — A Raytheon (NYSE: RTN) business unit will continue its test and integration support for the Missile Defense Agency‘s ballistic missile defense system under a $66.4 million modification to the Standard Missile-3 Block IIA contract, ExecutiveBiz reported Tuesday. The Defense Department said Monday the award to Raytheon Missile …

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William LaPlante Appointed SVP, GM of Mitre’s National Security Center

William LaPlante, formerly a vice president of Mitre, has been appointed as senior vice president and general manager of the nonprofit research company’s Center for National Security. Mitre said Thursday LaPlante will lead efforts to increase the organization’s strategic value across its Defense Department, intelligence and cybersecurity portfolios. CNS is comprised of two Mitre-operated, federally …

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Reuters: Japan Eyes $1B Ballistic Missile Defense Investment in Response to North Korea’s Rocket Tests

Japan looks to accelerate a $1 billion investment toward its ballistic missile defense systems in response to North Korea’s rocket tests that government personnel believe may lead to the future fielding of a medium-range missile, Reuters reported Monday. Nobuhiro Kubo and Tim Kelly write outlays on a budget request for the year include …

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Raytheon, Thales Restructure JV to Focus on NATO C2, Missile Defense Systems

Raytheon (NYSE: RTN) and Thales Group have agreed to restructure their joint venture ThalesRaytheonSystems in order to focus on the delivery of ballistic and theater missile defense platforms as well as aerial command-and-control systems to NATO member countries and related agencies. Thales received approximately $90 million in cash payment from Raytheon as …

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Lockheed Award Extends Ballistic Missile Defense Development Contract to $1.7B

Lockheed Martin‘s (NYSE: LMT) mission systems and training business in Moorestown, N.J. has won a contract modification worth more than $295 million to help develop the Aegis ballistic missile defense baseline through “preliminary” and “critical” design review levels, the Defense Department said Monday. The aerospace and security contractor will continue …

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Raytheon Wins $307M IDIQ for Missile Defense Testing, Radar Software

The U.S. Missile Defense Agency has awarded Raytheon’s (NYSE: RTN) integrated defense systems business unit an indefinite-delivery/indefinite quantity contract with a total ceiling award value of $307, 580, 000. Raytheon will perform sustainment efforts to maintain software required to operate the X-band family of radars and ballistic missile defense system …

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Alion Wins $47M Contract to Provide Air Force R&D for Ballistic Missile Defense

The U.S. Air Force has awarded Alion Science and Technology a $47, 595, 013 cost-plus-fixed-fee, indefinite-delivery requirements contract. The company will continue to research and develop ballistic missile defense technologies, including upgrades of training systems and combat system requirements. Work will be performed in Chicago, Ill. The Air Force Materiel …

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SAIC Named 1 of 4 Firms on $281M IDIQ to Support Ballistic Missile Defense System

SAIC (NYSE: SAI) has won a position on a U.S. Missile Defense Agency indefinite-delivery/indefinite-quantity contract to support the ballistic missile defense system with advisory and analytical services. The competitive five-year multiple-award contract has a ceiling value of $281 million for all awardees. SAIC will help develop, deploy and maintain BMDS capabilities. The …

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