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Raytheon Lands $200M Ballistic Missile Defense System IDIQ

Raytheon has received a $200 million contract modification from the Missile Defense Agency to plan and analyze the test for the ballistic missile defense system. The company will also continue to maintain system software and hardware, perform modeling and simulation support, and provide engineering services, the Defense Department said Thursday. Raytheon …

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Mary Ann Hopkins: Parsons Wins Missile Defense Architectures Integration Task Order

TYSONS CORNER, VA August 24, 2015 — Parsons will carry out systems engineering work for the Missile Defense Agency under the MiDAESS contract opportunity, ExecutiveBiz reported Friday. Parsons said the task order includes development support for the Ballistic Missile Defense System’s architecture and technical aspects plus integration, assessment and fielding, …

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Boeing to Help Build Multi-Object Kill Vehicle System for MDA

Boeing (NYSE: BA) has been awarded a $9.8 million contract to help the Missile Defense Agency develop a proof-of-concept weapon platform for intercepting and destroying multiple target objects. The Defense Department said Thursday the company will also examine the Multi-Object Kill Vehicle technology’s readiness and demonstrate strategies to mitigate the …

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MDA Taps Lockheed, Raytheon for Multi-Object Kill Vehicle Design Contracts

The Missile Defense Agency has awarded Lockheed Martin (NYSE: LMT) a $9.7 million contract and Raytheon (NYSE: RTN) a $9.8 million contract to demonstrate Multi-Object Kill Vehicle concepts. Both contractors will create MKV proof-of-concept prototypes and risk reduction strategies and are scheduled to complete the work in May 2016, the …

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Aegis System, SM-3 Missiles Undergo MDA Intercept Tests

TYSONS CORNER, VA August 5, 2015 — Defense and military officials concluded a round of intercept flight test events for the Aegis Ballistic Missile Defense System at the Pacific Missile Range Facility in Hawaii last week, ExecutiveBiz reported Tuesday. During the exercise, the USS John Paul Jones detected, tracked and engaged …

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Mary Ann Hopkins: Parsons Wins Engineering, Integration Work to Support MDA BMDS

TYSONS CORNER, VA July 16, 2015 — ExecutiveBiz reported Wednesday on Parsons securing a Missile Defense Agency contract to provide weapons and missile systems engineering work in support of the Ballistic Missile Defense System development and deployment mission. The company said Tuesday it will carry out majority of the contract in Huntsville, …

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MDA Lands $50M IDIQ Contract for USAF Navigational Tool

MacDonald, Dettwiler and Associates has won a potential five-year, $50.1 million contract to provide a navigational system for the U.S. Air Force. MDA said Tuesday the navigation tool will work to help manage flight paths for USAF pilots during aircraft landings and takeoffs. The military branch will authorize $4.7 million …

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MDA Taps IDT to Automate Ballistic Missile Defense System Tests, Integration

The Missile Defense Agency has awarded Innovative Defense Technologies a three-year, $9.99 million contract to develop and deploy the company’s Automated Test and Re-Test tool suite for testing and integration work on ballistic missile defense systems. The Defense Department said Monday the indefinite-delivery/indefinite-quantity contract runs through June 24, 2018. MDA has already issued a $50, …

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Navy, MDA Conduct Flight Tests on Raytheon SM-3 Block IIA

TYSONS CORNER, VA June 9, 2015 — The U.S. Navy has performed the first flight tests on the Raytheon-built (NYSE: RTN) Standard Missile-3 Block IIA at Point Mugu Sea Range on San Nicolas Island, California, ExecutiveBiz reported Monday. The Missile Defense Agency said Saturday that it staged the live-fire evaluation of …

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Steve Kantor: L-3 to Build Missile Target Vehicles for MDA’s Aegis, THAAD Tests

An L-3 Communications (NYSE: LLL) business unit has won a potential $400 million contract to build missile target vehicles for the U.S. Missile Defense Agency. The Coleman Aerospace business will develop and manufacture the medium-range ballistic missile targets in order to help MDA carry out tests on its missile defense systems, …

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