Tag Archives: Ground Based Strategic Deterrent

Will Roper: Air Force Could Award $85B GBSD Development Contract Earlier Than End of FY 2020

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The U.S. Air Force is expected to award a contract for the potential $85B Ground-Based Strategic Deterrent intercontinentinal ballistic missile program to Northrop Grumman (NYSE: NOC) by the end of September but Will Roper, the service’s acquisition executive and a 2020 Wash100 awardee, said the contract award could occur sooner than expected, Defense News reported Thursday.

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Northrop to Open Air Force ICBM Program Support Facility; Kathy Warden Quoted

Northrop Grumman (NYSE: NOC) broke ground on a facility in Utah to support the U.S. Air Force's intercontinental ballistic missile modernization project. The company said Tuesday its future Ground Based Strategic Deterrent program office near Hill AF Base will open in mid-2020 and create more than 2K jobs in the state.

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McAleese & Associates: Fiscal 2020 Air Force Budget Request Includes $39B ‘Non-Blue’ Funding

A report by consulting firm McAleese & Associates says the total U.S. Air Force budget request for fiscal year 2020 is roughly $205B, including $166B in “blue” funds and another $39B in “non-blue” funds. The service’s proposed FY 2020 budget seeks $46.1B in research, development, test and evaluation funds associated …

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