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McAleese & Associates: Michael Griffin on Space-Based Sensor Layer, Other Defense Tech Priorities

Consulting firm McAleese & Associates has released a report that outlines some of the technology priorities of Michael Griffin, undersecretary for research and engineering at the Defense Department. One of the priorities is the need to accelerate the deployment of a space-based sensor layer to defend against hypersonic threats as …

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State Dept OKs $133M SM-3 Block IIA Missile Sale to Japan

The State Department has cleared Japan’s request to buy Standard Missile-3 Block IIA, related equipment and services from the U.S. government under a potential $133.3 million foreign military sales agreement. Raytheon’s (NYSE: RTN) missile systems business and BAE Systems’ U.S. arm will serve as principal contractors for the proposed deal …

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Lockheed Secures $192M in Navy Aegis Combat System Modernization Funds

Lockheed Martin (NYSE: LMT) has received a potential $192.3 million contract modification from the U.S. Navy for production support to the Aegis combat system modernization effort in fiscal 2017. The Defense Department said Thursday Lockheed’s rotary and mission systems business will perform work in Moorestown, New Jersey; Clearwater, Florida; and Owego, New York …

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MDA Awards Lockheed $274M Contract to Build Lot 9 THAAD Interceptors

Lockheed Martin (NYSE: LMT) has landed a $273.5 million sole-source contract from the Missile Defense Agency to produce additional interceptors for the agency’s anti-ballistic missile system. The Defense Department said Tuesday the contract covers the lot 9 production of interceptors, one-shot devices and associated production support services for the Terminal High …

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Lockheed Secures $541M Navy Funds to Produce, Support Trident II Missile Systems

A business unit of Lockheed Martin (NYSE: LMT) has been awarded a $540.8 million contract modification to produce Trident II D5 fleet ballistic missiles for the U.S. Navy. The Defense Department said Tuesday that Lockheed’s space systems business will also support deployed Trident II missile systems under the modification. DoD added it will allocate $454 …

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DoD Approves Sale of Raytheon SM-6 Missiles to International Clients

TYSONS CORNER, VA, Jan. 12, 2017 — Raytheon‘s (NYSE: RTN) Standard Missile – 6 has been approved by the Defense Department to be sold to several international customers that seek to use the missiles to support their shipbuilding programs, ExecutiveBiz reported Wednesday. The company said Tuesday SM-6 is designed to provide naval ships with …

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Raytheon Secures $600M Intl Patriot Missile Defense System Upgrade Contract

Raytheon (NYSE: RTN) has received a contract worth approximately $600 million to update the Patriot integrated air and missile defense system of an unidentified country. The company said Thursday the direct commercial sales contract covers Configuration 3+ Post Deployment Build 8 software and hardware suite. Altogether, the 13 countries that own and operate Patriot …

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Lockheed Gets Contract Modification for Navy Ballistic Missile IT Systems Cyber Update

TYSONS CORNER, VA, July 26, 2016 — Lockheed Martin (NYSE: LMT) will provide a cybersecurity update for the U.S. Navy‘s fleet ballistic missile information technology applications and systems under an $8.34 million contract modification, ExecutiveBiz reported Monday. The Defense Department said Friday the contract also covers a high-voltage detonator refresh and associated …

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Orbital ATK Wins $182M Ballistic Missile Target System Configuration Contract

Orbital ATK (NYSE: OA) has won a $182.1 million contract from the Missile Defense Agency to manufacture the third type of configuration for the agency’s medium-range ballistic missile target system. The contract also covers production and support equipment, logistics, system engineering and analysis and mission operations, the Defense Department said Wednesday. …

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Army Taps Raytheon for $351M Advanced Range Tracking & Imaging System Contract

Raytheon (NYSE: RTN) has received a potential five-year, $350.6 million contract to provide the U.S. Army with the Advanced Range Tracking and Imaging System. The Army program executive office for simulation, training and instrumentation awarded the firm-fixed-price contract through a competitive procurement process with four offers received, the Defense Department said …

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