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Jacobs Supports MDA-Boeing Test of Ground-Based Midcourse Defense System; Steve Arnette Quoted

TYSONS CORNER, VA, May 15, 2019 — Jacobs Engineering Group (NYSE: JEC) recently worked with the Missile Defense Agency, Boeing (NYSE: BA) and other companies to demonstrate an intercept of an intercontinental ballistic missile target performed by the Ground-Based Midcourse Defense system, ExecutiveBiz reported May 3. Jacobs, under the Integrated …

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Lockheed Gets $879M IDIQ to Sustain Air Force Minuteman III Re-Entry Subsystems

Lockheed Martin (NYSE: LMT) has secured a potential 11-year, $879M to help the U.S. Air Force maintain re-entry system and vehicle subsystems that support an intercontinental ballistic missile platform. The indefinite-delivery/indefinite-quantity contract includes maintenance, sustainment, developmental and production engineering, aging surveillance, alteration and software maintenance support for Minuteman III RS/RV …

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Boeing, Northrop, Raytheon Take Part in MDA Dual-Salvo Test of Ground-Based Midcourse Defense System

TYSONS CORNER, VA, March 27, 2019 — An industry team consisting of Boeing (NYSE: BA), Northrop Grumman (NYSE: NOC) and Raytheon (NYSE: RTN) worked with the Missile Defense Agency to test the Ground-Based Midcourse Defense system’s ability to intercept an intercontinental ballistic missile, ExecutiveBiz reported Tuesday. Boeing said Monday the …

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KBRwyle to Help Sustain Air Force’s Minuteman III Missile Systems

TYSONS CORNER, VA, July 26, 2018 — KBR‘s (NYSE: KBR) government services business will provide sustainment support for the U.S. Air Force‘s existing intercontinental ballistic missile system under a potential $36.5 million task order, ExecutiveBiz reported Wednesday. The company said Wednesday the award from the Air Force Installation Contracting Agency tasks KBRwyle to help …

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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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Reports: Boeing Reorganizes Defense Business With 2 New Divisions

Boeing (NYSE: BA) will set up two new divisions focused on missile and weapon systems and commercial derivatives aircraft within its defense, space and security business in a move that takes effect Monday, April 2, Defense One reported Thursday. The reorganization seeks to “refine our structure around our core markets, …

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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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Lockheed, Rockwell Collins Win Airborne Launch Control Replacement Tech Maturation Contracts

Lockheed Martin (NYSE: LMT) and Rockwell Collins (NYSE: COL) have won three-year contracts from the U.S. Air Force to perform risk reduction and technology maturation work on a platform designed to replace the service’s aerial launch control system. The military branch awarded an $80.7 million contract to Lockheed’s space systems …

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Northrop Plans Modified Global Hawk for MDA’s Laser-Carrying Drone Requirement

TYSONS CORNER, VA, Aug. 28, 2017 — Northrop Grumman (NYSE: NOC) aims to update the RQ-4 Global Hawk unmanned aerial vehicle in response to a Missile Defense Agency requirement for a drone with capacity to carry heavy loads including a laser weapon, ExecutiveBiz reported Friday. Flightglobal reported Thursday that MDA’s high-altitude, …

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