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Northrop-Raytheon Technologies Team to Pursue Next-Gen Interceptor Program; Blake Larson Quoted

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Northrop Grumman (NYSE: NOC) and a Raytheon Technologies (NYSE: RTX) business have teamed up to compete for the Missile Defense Agency’s Next-Generation Interceptor program. “We have the right team, technology and expertise in place to meet our customer’s needs for enhanced capabilities, from the identification of a ballistic missile launched by an adversary, all the way to its elimination,” Blake Larson, corporate vice president and president of Northrop’s space systems business, said in a statement published Monday.

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MDA Seeks Proposals for Next-Generation Interceptor Program

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The Missile Defense Agency has released a solicitation for the Next-Generation Interceptor program, Defense News reported Friday. MDA requested $664.1M in fiscal 2021 funds for NGI, which replaces the Redesigned Kill Vehicle program as part of the Ground-based Midcourse Defense System designed to defend the U.S. against ballistic missile defense threats.

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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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Tony Frazier Offers Update on Maxar’s WorldView Legion Satellite Constellation

Tony Frazier, executive vice president of global field operations at Maxar Technologies (NYSE: MAXR) and a four-time Wash100 award winner, said the company is “investing heavily” in its next-generation satellite constellation designed to collect satellite imagery, Inside Defense reported Thursday. "We are through the bulk of the build of what we're calling our WorldView Legion," Frazier told the publication in an interview.

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