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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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Boeing Gets $1.1B MDA Contract Modification for Kill Vehicle Development

Boeing (NYSE: BA) has received a potential five-year, $1.1 billion contract modification from the Missile Defense Agency to continue to provide development support for the Redesigned Kill Vehicle program. The modification increases the total value of a previously awarded contract from $4.7 billion to $5.8 billion, the Defense Department said …

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Raytheon Demos Exoatmospheric Kill Vehicle’s Redesigned Thrusters as Part of MDA Test

TYSONS CORNER, VA, February 1, 2016 — Raytheon (NYSE: RTN) has worked with the Missile Defense Agency to perform an in-flight test on the Exoatmospheric Kill Vehicle, ExecutiveBiz reported Friday. The company said Thursday the activity works to gather data to validate the EKV’s redesigned thrusters as part of MDA’s test on …

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Bechtel Completes Ground-Based Midcourse Defense Project; Joe Brown Comments

Bechtel has announced the completion of a U.S. Missile Defense Agency project that aims to protects the country from long-range ballistic missile attacks. The company completed its task orders from the Ground-Based Midcourse Defense program, including construction of three missile fields at Fort Greely, Alaska, Bechtel said Monday. Under the contract …

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