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McAleese & Associates: Northrop COO Kathy Warden’s Defense Program ‘Watchlist’ Includes GBSD, OPIR

Consulting firm McAleese & Associates has released a new report listing several defense programs under the “watchlist” of Kathy Warden, president and chief operating officer of Northrop Grumman (NYSE: NOC). Jim McAleese, founder and principal at McAleese & Associates, said those include the U.S. Air Force’s Ground Based Strategic Deterrent competition, Overhead …

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McAleese & Associates: Boeing ‘Self-Funds’ R&D Work on Some Defense Programs

A new report by consulting firm McAleese & Associates says Boeing (NYSE: BA) has begun to “self-fund” research and development work on some Defense Department programs as it aims to win new contract opportunities. Jim McAleese, founder and principal at McAleese & Associates, wrote that one of those opportunities is the U.S. Air Force’s …

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Boeing Presents ICBM Design Options for Air Force Nuclear Deterrence Program

TYSONS CORNER, VA, July 24, 2018 — Boeing (NYSE: BA) has submitted designs for the U.S. Air Force‘s future intercontinental ballistic missile system following a review of requirements under the Ground-Based Strategic Deterrent program, ExecutiveBiz reported Monday. The company said Friday the GBSD design options fulfill a program milestone as it …

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Boeing, Northrop Move Forward in Design of Ground-Based Strategic Deterrent

TYSONS CORNER, VA, March 1, 2018 — Boeing (NYSE: BA) and Northrop Grumman (NYSE: NOC) are working to develop designs for the U.S. Air Force‘s Ground-Based Strategic Deterrent intercontinental ballistic missile following technology maturation and risk reduction work, ExecutiveBiz reported Wednesday. Space News reported Tuesday the Air Force will assess the design …

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Lockheed to Build Airborne Launch Control System Prototype Under $81M USAF Contract; Vinny Sica Comments

Lockheed Martin (NYSE: LMT) has received a potential $81 million contract to design and build a prototype designed to replace the U.S. Air Force’s aerial launch control system aboard the E-6B Mercury airborne command post aircraft. The service awarded the technology maturation and risk reduction contract through the Airborne Launch Control …

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Boeing, Northrop Win $678M in USAF Contracts for Ground-Based ICBM Tech Maturation Work

The U.S. Air Force has awarded a $349.1 million contract to Boeing (NYSE: BA) and a $328.6 million contract to Northrop Grumman (NYSE: NOC) to perform technology maturation and risk reduction work for the Ground-Based Strategic Deterrent intercontinentinal ballistic missile program. The Air Force Nuclear Weapons Center in Utah received three bids for …

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Lockheed Martin Eyes Hill AFB as Location for Ground Based Strategic Deterrent PMO

TYSONS CORNER, VA, Oct. 24, 2016 — Lockheed Martin (NYSE: LMT) plans to establish a program management office at the Falcon Hill National Aerospace Research Park at Hill Air Force Base for the Intercontinental Ballistic Missile replacement effort, ExecutiveBiz reported Friday. The company said Thursday it has selected the location in Utah to house …

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Lockheed Martin Names Subcontractors to Support Bid for Air Force ICBM Replacement Project

TYSONS CORNER, VA, Oct. 17, 2016 — Lockheed Martin (NYSE: LMT) has submitted its bid and named the companies it will subcontract for the U.S. Air Force’s ground-based strategic deterrent program, ExecutiveBiz reported Thursday. The National Defense Magazine reported Thursday General Dynamics (NYSE: GD), Draper Labs, Aerojet Rocketdyne (NYSE: AJRD) and Orbital ATK (NYSE: OA) will provide …

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Air Force Seeks Proposals for Ground-Based ICBM, Long Range Standoff Weapon Programs

The U.S. Air Force has asked industry to submit proposals for the Ground-Based Strategic Deterrent intercontinentinal ballistic missile program and Long Range Standoff nuclear cruise missile system. The service branch said Friday it plans to award up to two contracts for the GBSD ICBM program in the fourth quarter of fiscal …

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