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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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Northrop Pushes Strategy to Explore Business Opportunities in Hypersonic Defense

TYSONS CORNER, VA, March 21, 2019 — Northrop Grumman (NYSE: NOC) unveiled plans to apply a four-tiered strategy in support of the company’s effort to build a competitive edge in the hypersonic defense market, ExecutiveBiz reported Wednesday. Defense News reported Tuesday that Northrop is moving to pursue opportunities in hypersonic …

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McAleese & Associates: Raytheon Recorded $42.4B in 2018 Total Backlog

A new report by consulting firm McAleese & Associates says Raytheon (NYSE: RTN) saw its 2018 bookings jump 16 percent to $32.2B, which resulted in a book-to-bill ratio of 1.2. Jim McAleese, founder and principal at McAleese & Associates and a 2019 Wash100 winner, wrote in the report that Raytheon posted a total backlog of …

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Raytheon Eyes Hypersonic Defense Capability Expansion Under Missile Systems Unit

TYSONS CORNER, VA, February 5, 2019 — Raytheon (NYSE: RTN) is exploring opportunities to expand its hypersonic defense portfolio within its missile systems business through the development of new sensor and vehicle systems, ExecutiveBiz reported Monday. USNI News reported Friday CEO Tom Kennedy indicated during a recent earnings call that the …

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McAleese & Associates: Deputy Defense Secretary Patrick Shanahan on Hypersonics

Consulting firm McAleese & Associates has released a report on Deputy Defense Secretary Patrick Shanahan’s speech at a National Defense Industrial Association-sponsored briefing on hypersonics. Shanahan said Thursday at the NDIA event that hypersonic technologies need to be operationalized. “This is about industrializing…scale…deploying [offensive-hypersonic] deterrent…and then moving to [hypersonic] defense,” he noted. He said the …

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