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Peraton Picked for GMD Comms Equipment Operations & Maintenance Support

TYSONS CORNER, VA, May 22, 2019 — Peraton will work to operate and maintain communications equipment for the Ground-Based Midcourse Defense system in support of the U.S. Army’s 59th Signal Battalion over five years under a $14.9M contract, ExecutiveBiz reported Tuesday. The company said Monday the GMD Secure Communications Operations …

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Jacobs Supports MDA-Boeing Test of Ground-Based Midcourse Defense System; Steve Arnette Quoted

TYSONS CORNER, VA, May 15, 2019 — Jacobs Engineering Group (NYSE: JEC) recently worked with the Missile Defense Agency, Boeing (NYSE: BA) and other companies to demonstrate an intercept of an intercontinental ballistic missile target performed by the Ground-Based Midcourse Defense system, ExecutiveBiz reported May 3. Jacobs, under the Integrated …

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McAleese & Associates: Raytheon Reports 7% Growth in Q1 2019 Sales

A new McAleese and Associates report says Raytheon (NYSE: RTN) saw its sales climb 7 percent to $6.7B in the first quarter of 2019 with an earnings per share of $2.77. Jim McAleese, founder and principal at McAleese & Associates and a 2019 Wash100 winner, wrote in the report the Waltham, Mass.-based defense …

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McAleese & Associates: DoD Officials Discuss Missile Defense Priorities at Senate Hearing

Consulting firm McAleese & Associates has released a report on military defense programs as discussed by Pentagon officials at the Senate Armed Services strategic forces subcommittee hearing Wednesday. John Rood, defense undersecretary for policy; Air Force Gen. Terrence O’Shaughnessy, commander of Northern Command; Lt. Gen. Sam Greaves, director of the Missile …

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Boeing, Northrop, Raytheon Take Part in MDA Dual-Salvo Test of Ground-Based Midcourse Defense System

TYSONS CORNER, VA, March 27, 2019 — An industry team consisting of Boeing (NYSE: BA), Northrop Grumman (NYSE: NOC) and Raytheon (NYSE: RTN) worked with the Missile Defense Agency to test the Ground-Based Midcourse Defense system’s ability to intercept an intercontinental ballistic missile, ExecutiveBiz reported Tuesday. Boeing said Monday the …

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Boeing-Led Team Gets $4.1B Contract Modification for Missile Defense System Technical Support

A Boeing-led (NYSE: BA) team has received a potential $4.1B contract modification to provide technical capabilities needed to expand and build up the Ground-based Midcourse Defense anti-ballistic missile system. The Department of Defense said Friday the modification partially definitizes the potential $6.56B contract action that the Missile Defense Agency awarded in January …

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Reports: Boeing Reorganizes Defense Business With 2 New Divisions

Boeing (NYSE: BA) will set up two new divisions focused on missile and weapon systems and commercial derivatives aircraft within its defense, space and security business in a move that takes effect Monday, April 2, Defense One reported Thursday. The reorganization seeks to “refine our structure around our core markets, …

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Boeing-Led Team Lands $6.6B MDA Contract Modification for Missile Defense System Devt, Sustainment Services

A Boeing-led (NYSE: BA) team has received a six-year, $6.56 billion contract modification from the Missile Defense Agency to continue the production and sustainment of the Ground-based Midcourse Defense ballistic missile defense system. The modification covers the delivery of a new missile field with 20 additional silos; two additional silos in an …

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Boeing, MDA Load 44th Interceptor Onto Missile Defense System Silo in Alaska

TYSONS CORNER, VA, Nov. 10, 2017 — Boeing (NYSE: BA) has collaborated with the Missile Defense Agency to load the 44th interceptor onto the Ground-Based Midcourse Defense system located at Fort Greely in Alaska, ExecutiveBiz reported Wednesday. The company said Tuesday the installation marks the completion of a Defense Department goal …

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U.S. Holds First Successful Tests of Intercontinental Ballistic Missile Defense System

The U.S. military successfully launched its first-ever missile defense test involving a simulated attack by an intercontinental ballistic (ICBM) missile. During the test, a Boeing-developed interceptor, carrying the Raytheon-built EKV, was launched from Vandenberg Air Force Base, following the launch of an ICBM from Kwajalein Atoll, stated an Aerojet press …

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