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Lockheed to Help MDA Build Homeland Defense Radar Under $585M Delivery Order

Lockheed Martin (NYSE: LMT) has secured a potential five-year, $585.2M delivery order from the Missile Defense Agency to design and produce a homeland defense radar system for installation in Oahu, Hawaii. MDA obligated $51.4M in initial research development test and evaluation funds for project that commenced Tuesday and will continue …

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MDA Taps Lockheed for $240M Simulation Framework Development Contract

Lockheed Martin (NYSE: LMT) has landed a potential five-year, $240M contract to help the Missile Defense Agency develop, apply and sustain a modular objective simulation framework for ballistic missile defense systems. MDA will obligate $1.7M in fiscal 2018 research and development funds to finance initial activities under the contract’s first task …

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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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