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Lockheed THAAD Missile Defense System Support IDIQ Ceiling Increases to $2.3B

Lockheed Martin (NYSE: LMT) has received an $830.6M contract option from the Missile Defense Agency to continue developing a key element of the Terminal High Altitude Area Defense system. The company will develop additional THAAD increments, support ground and flight testing operations and help the agency sustain the Ballistic Missile …

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GSA, NGA Award 11 BPAs for Commercial Earth Observation Data, Tools & Services

Eleven companies have secured blanket purchase agreements from the General Services Administration and the National Geospatial-Intelligence Agency to provide Earth-observation products, data and services to government customers. Both agencies awarded the BPAs under the IT Schedule 70 acquisition vehicle and in support of the Commercial Initiative to Buy Operationally Responsive GEOINT, …

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McAleese & Associates: Raytheon Recorded $42.4B in 2018 Total Backlog

A new report by consulting firm McAleese & Associates says Raytheon (NYSE: RTN) saw its 2018 bookings jump 16 percent to $32.2B, which resulted in a book-to-bill ratio of 1.2. Jim McAleese, founder and principal at McAleese & Associates and a 2019 Wash100 winner, wrote in the report that Raytheon posted a total backlog of …

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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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