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Lockheed Lands $386M Contract Modification to Support Air Force ICBM Re-Entry System

Lockheed Martin (NYSE: LMT) has received a potential $386 million contract modification from the U.S. Air Force to continue support work on the military branch’s intercontinental ballistic missile system. The Defense Department said Wednesday Lockheed’s space systems business will support the re-entry systems and vehicle subsystems of the Minuteman III ICBM. USAF awarded the …

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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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BAE Secures $73M Option on Air Force Minuteman III Weapon Support Contract

BAE Systems‘ U.S. arm has received a one-year, $72.6 million contract option to help the U.S. Air Force integrate the service branch’s Minuteman III intercontinental ballistic missile system. The company will provide systems engineering, technical assistance support, training and development services for the weapon system, the Defense Department said Wednesday. …

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US Ambassador to UN Requests Emergency Security Council Meeting on North Korea

After North Korea tested an intercontinental ballistic missile Monday, the U.S. ambassador to the United Nations Nikki Haley requested an emergency meeting of the U.N. Security Council. That meeting will likely be held Wednesday with the 15-member council, as concerns mount that the regime is developing an inter-continental ballistic missile …

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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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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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Orbital ATK Urges Congress to Resume Commercial Satellite Launches Using ICBM Rockets

TYSONS CORNER, VA, April 6, 2016 — Orbital ATK (NYSE: OA) hopes that lawmakers will lift the 20-year embargo on using rockets from retired intercontinental ballistic missiles to launch commercial satellites, ExecutiveBiz reported Tuesday. Reuters reported Tuesday the company has previously used engines from decommissioned ICBMs on its Minotaur rockets, which has …

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Weekly Roundup Nov 2 – Nov 6 2015: The Numbers Behind Record-Breaking M&A Year, CSC’s US Govt Spinoff Moves Forward & More

Weekly Roundup Nov 2 – Nov 6 2015 Click here to see Real-Time GovCon Sector Quotes A Note From Our President & Founder Jim Garrettson While government agencies continue to operate at the established levels and tightly control the dollars they have on hand, the stock market is jumping in anticipation …

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Orbital ATK Receives $790M Air Force Ballistic Missile Sustainment Contract

Orbital ATK (NYSE: OA) has won a $790.3 million contract to sustain the U.S. Air Force’s intercontinental ballistic missile propulsion subsystem. The company will perform engineering and program management services in order to retain the system-level performance of the ICBM propulsion subsystem following modifications, the Defense Department said Thursday. Orbital …

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Boeing to Help Air Force Sustain Ballistic Missile Guidance Tech; Peggy Morse Comments

Boeing (NYSE: BA) has been awarded a $51 million contract to maintain guidance systems for the U.S. Air Force‘s land-based intercontinental ballistic missiles. The company said Thursday it will perform sustaining engineering work on the Minuteman III ICBM guidance technology through the contract. Peggy Morse, vice president of Boeing’s directed …

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