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Draper Lands Potential $392M Navy Contract for Trident II Missile Guidance Tech Production

Charles Stark Draper Laboratory has received a potential $391.8M fixed-price-incentive-fee contract to produce submarine-launched missile guidance systems for U.S. and U.K. navies. The nonprofit organization will manufacture MK6 guidance equivalent unit designed for the Trident II D5 Strategic Weapon System, the Department of Defense said Friday. Work is initially scheduled to conclude …

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Draper Awarded $110M Navy Hypersonic Missile Guidance Research Support Extension

Charles Stark Draper Laboratory has received a $109.5M contract modification to support the U.S. Navy’s research into hypersonic guidance technologies for the common missile compartment of U.S. Columbia-class and U.K. Dreadnought-class submarines. The Defense Department said Friday Draper will also provide technical and engineering services for a guidance, navigation and control system …

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MDA Unveils Eight Participants in Hypersonic Weapon Concept Development Program

The Missile Defense Agency has awarded contracts to seven companies and a nonprofit organization to further develop their respective hypersonic weapon concepts. MDA said in a FedBizOpps notice posted Thursday contractors will work on their proposed kinetic and non-kinetic hypersonic glide and terminal defense weapon systems through the contracts worth …

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23 Firms Win Spots on $794M Navy Unmanned Undersea Vehicle R&D Support IDIQ

The U.S. Navy has awarded 23 companies positions on a potential five-year, $794.5 million contract to support the development and fabrication of unmanned undersea vehicles. The Defense Department said Monday the Naval Undersea Warfare Center Division received 28 offers for the indefinite-delivery/indefinite-quantity contract that will run through July 2023. Contractors …

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Army, Sierra Nevada Vet Jennifer Jensen Named Draper Lab National Security, Space VP

Jennifer Jensen, formerly vice president of business development for communications, navigation and surveillance systems at Sierra Nevada, has joined Charles Stark Draper Laboratory as VP of national security and space. Kaigham Gabriel, president and CEO of Draper, said in a statement published Thursday Jensen will pursue defense, space and national …

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Draper Lab Gets $133M Contract Modification for Navy, UK Missile Guidance System Production

Charles Stark Draper Laboratory will produce missile system guidance technology for the U.S. Navy and U.K. government under a potential three-year, $132.9 million contract modification. Work also covers failure verification, test, repair and recertification of inertial measurement units, electronic assemblies and electronic modules for the Trident (D5) MK 6 guidance system, …

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Former DHS Science & Tech Lead Reginald Brothers Named Chertoff Group Principal

Reginald Brothers, former undersecretary at the Department of Homeland Security‘s science and technology directorate, has joined security advisory services firm Chertoff Group as a principal. The company said Monday he will work with clients to help them create growth strategies, explore  market platforms and offer advice on modern threats and the impact of policies on the security and technology sectors. “I …

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Draper Lab Gets $164M Navy Award to Produce Guidance System for Lockheed-Built Missiles

Charles Stark Draper Laboratory has received a potential $163.6 million contract from the U.S. Navy to produce a guidance system for the Lockheed Martin-built (NYSE: LMT) Trident D5 MK 6 fleet ballistic missile. The lab will also perform failure verification, test, repair and recertification of Trident’s inertial measurement units, electronic assemblies and electronic …

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Draper Lab Awarded Potential $393M Trident Missile Guidance Support Contract

The U.S. Navy has awarded Charles Stark Draper Laboratory a potential five-year, $393 million contract to help repair, test and maintain guidance systems and support equipment for Trident D5 missiles. Draper will also explore the use of technology to support Trident II guidance and re-entry platforms and a common missile compartment for the …

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Army Picks 16 Firms for $800M Counterthreat R&D Contract

The U.S. Army has selected 16 companies to provide support for research and development work on countermeasures for asymmetrical threats under a five-year,  $800 million multiple-award task order contract. The Defense Department said Friday the contract runs through Sept. 17, 2020, with funding and work location based on each task order. DoD listed …

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