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Lockheed Receives $186M Modification for MDA Aegis Combat System Support

Lockheed Martin (NYSE: LMT) will perform additional baseline upgrades to the Aegis ballistic missile defense system under a potential one-year, $185.6M contract modification. The award has a base value of $139.7M and a three-month option that would increase the total contract value to $3.21B.

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Navy Selects 6 Companies for SHIP Microelectronics Tech Dev’t Project

The Naval Surface Warfare Center, Crane Division used its other transaction authority to award multiple contracts to six companies to develop and test digital and radiofrequency microelectronics as part of the initial phase of the State-of-the-art Heterogeneous Integration Prototype project, Naval Sea Systems Command reported Thursday.

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Four Firms Awarded Prototype Dev’t Contracts in Support of MDA Space Sensor Program

Four companies have won separate contracts from the Missile Defense Agency to come up with payload design prototypes for the Hypersonic and Ballistic Tracking Space Sensor Program. The Department of Defense said Tuesday Northrop Grumman (NYSE: NOC), Leidos (NYSE: LDOS), L3Harris Technologies (NYSE: LHX) and Raytheon (NYSE: RTN) each received a $20M firm-fixed-price contract, which includes risk-reduction demonstration for signal-chain processing.

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AF Space & Missile Systems Center Seeks Info on Commercial Launch, Orbit Maneuver Capabilities

The U.S. Air Force has asked industry to provide information on future commercial launch, maneuver and transport capabilities as part of the National Security Launch Architecture study. A FedBizOpps notice posted Friday says the Air Force Space and Missile Systems Center is interested in industry projections and perspectives with regard to future civil and commercial capabilities for 2025 and beyond.

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Lockheed Gets $148M Order to Test F-35B Durability for Marine Corps, non-DoD Clients

Lockheed Martin (NYSE: LMT) has received a $148.4M order to support durability tests on F-35B jets belonging to the U.S. Marine Corps and non-Department of Defense participants in the fighter aircraft program. The company will conduct tests needed to certify the short takeoff/vertical landing variant to reach a 30-year service life, DoD said Friday.

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