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Lockheed, MDA Test Latest Aegis Combat System Against Medium-Range Missile

TYSONS CORNER, VA, October 31, 2018 — Lockheed Martin (NYSE: LMT) and the Missile Defense Agency have completed a demonstration of the company’s updated Aegis Combat System designed to counter medium-range ballistic missile threats, ExecutiveBiz reported Monday. The company said Friday the at-sea Flight Test Standard Missile–45 activity served to showcase the Aegis Baseline …

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Radiant, SSL Work on Space-Based Sensing Tech for Missile Defense; Tony Frazier, Richard White Quoted

TYSONS CORNER, VA, October 29, 2018 — Maxar Technologies‘ (NYSE: MAXR) Radiant Solutions and SSL subsidiaries will collaborate to build a prototype space-based missile detection layer for the Missile Defense Agency, ExecutiveBiz reported Oct. 3. SSL will lead the team, which also includes Systems Engineering Associates, as it works to develop …

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Maxar Eyes January 2019 Completion for US Incorporation; Howard Lance Quoted

Maxar Technologies (NYSE: MAXR) has begun the process of its domestication in the U.S. as part of its business strategy. Howard Lance, Maxar president and CEO, said in a statement published Tuesday the proposed U.S. domestication is part of the firm’s U.S. Access Plan and seeks to accelerate its growth …

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Boeing to Lead Team in MDA Ballistic Missile Defense System Engineering, Update Effort

TYSONS CORNER, VA, October 2, 2018 — A Boeing-led (NYSE: BA) industry group called “National Team-Engineering” is set to receive a contract from the Missile Defense Agency for support in the engineering and integration of the Ballistic Missile Defense System, ExecutiveBiz reported Monday. MDA said in a FedBizOpps notice posted Thursday the …

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MDA Unveils Eight Participants in Hypersonic Weapon Concept Development Program

The Missile Defense Agency has awarded contracts to seven companies and a nonprofit organization to further develop their respective hypersonic weapon concepts. MDA said in a FedBizOpps notice posted Thursday contractors will work on their proposed kinetic and non-kinetic hypersonic glide and terminal defense weapon systems through the contracts worth …

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Raytheon Lined Up for FY 2019 SM-3 Block IIA Production Contract From MDA

TYSONS CORNER, VA, September 25, 2018 — Raytheon (NYSE: RTN) is set to receive a five-year contract from the Missile Defense Agency for the supply of Standard Missile-3 Block IIA all-up-rounds to U.S. and foreign military customers, ExecutiveBiz reported Monday. MDA said in a FedBizOpps notice posted Friday it expects to award Raytheon’s missile …

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Japan Maritime Force Tests Interception Capability of Raytheon’s SM-3 Block IB Missile

TYSONS CORNER, VA, September 14, 2018 — Raytheon (NYSE: RTN), the Missile Defense Agency and the U.S. Navy took part in a demonstration of the missile defense capability of Japan’s maritime self-defense force and the compatibility of its JS Atago ship with the Block IB variant of Raytheon’s Standard Missile-3, ExecutiveBiz reported Thursday. An SM-3 …

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General Atomics to Develop New MQ-9 UAV Sensor Under $134M MDA Contract

General Atomics‘ electromagnetic systems business has received a $133.9M Missile Defense Agency contract to develop, integrate and test a new sensor for use with the MQ-9 Reaper unmanned aerial vehicle. The company will test the sensor in realistic conditions at locations within and outside the continental U.S., the Defense Department said Monday. The agency will …

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Raytheon Gets $467M MDA Standard Missile-3 Block IB Order

Raytheon (NYSE: RTN) has received a $466.9 million order to manufacture, test and deliver Standard Missile-3 Block IB interceptors to the Missile Defense Agency. The company said Tuesday it will supply 44 Block IB missiles under the fiscal 2018 order issued as part of a three-year $2.35 billion production contract announced in 2015. Mitch Stevison, vice …

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MDA Selects Lockheed, Northrop, Raytheon for Potential $4.1B Homeland Defense Radar Development IDIQ

Lockheed Martin (NYSE: LMT), Northrop Grumman (NYSE: NOC) and Raytheon (NYSE: RTN) have landed spots on a potential five-year, $4.1 billion contract to develop and deliver radar platforms to the Missile Defense Agency. All three companies will vie for task orders to provide autonomous acquisition and persistent precision tracking and discrimination technologies …

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