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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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MDA Considers Splitting Up Ground-Based Missile Defense System Contract; Vice Adm. Jon Hill Quoted

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The Missile Defense Agency plans to conduct a competition to split up the modernization and sustainment contract for the Ground-based Midcourse Defense system designed to counter intercontinental ballistic missile threats, 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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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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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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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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