Tag Archives: ballistic missile

Northrop-Raytheon Technologies Team to Pursue Next-Gen Interceptor Program; Blake Larson Quoted

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Northrop Grumman (NYSE: NOC) and a Raytheon Technologies (NYSE: RTX) business have teamed up to compete for the Missile Defense Agency’s Next-Generation Interceptor program. “We have the right team, technology and expertise in place to meet our customer’s needs for enhanced capabilities, from the identification of a ballistic missile launched by an adversary, all the way to its elimination,” Blake Larson, corporate vice president and president of Northrop’s space systems business, said in a statement published Monday.

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MDA Seeks Proposals for Next-Generation Interceptor Program

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The Missile Defense Agency has released a solicitation for the Next-Generation Interceptor program, Defense News reported Friday. MDA requested $664.1M in fiscal 2021 funds for NGI, which replaces the Redesigned Kill Vehicle program as part of the Ground-based Midcourse Defense System designed to defend the U.S. against ballistic missile defense threats.

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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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