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Will Roper: Air Force Could Award $85B GBSD Development Contract Earlier Than End of FY 2020


The U.S. Air Force is expected to award a contract for the potential $85B Ground-Based Strategic Deterrent intercontinentinal ballistic missile program to Northrop Grumman (NYSE: NOC) by the end of September but Will Roper, the service’s acquisition executive and a 2020 Wash100 awardee, said the contract award could occur sooner than expected, Defense News reported Thursday.

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Lockheed Gets $879M IDIQ to Sustain Air Force Minuteman III Re-Entry Subsystems

Lockheed Martin (NYSE: LMT) has secured a potential 11-year, $879M to help the U.S. Air Force maintain re-entry system and vehicle subsystems that support an intercontinental ballistic missile platform. The indefinite-delivery/indefinite-quantity contract includes maintenance, sustainment, developmental and production engineering, aging surveillance, alteration and software maintenance support for Minuteman III RS/RV …

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Boeing Secures $70M Contract Modification for Air Force Minuteman III Support

TYSONS CORNER, VA, November 15, 2018 — Boeing (NYSE: BA) will provide support to the U.S. Air Force‘s flight test, telemetry and termination program for the Minuteman III intercontinental ballistic missile system under a $70.5M modification to a previously awarded contract, ExecutiveBiz reported Wednesday. The Defense Department said Tuesday the contract modification serves …

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KBRwyle to Help Sustain Air Force’s Minuteman III Missile Systems

TYSONS CORNER, VA, July 26, 2018 — KBR‘s (NYSE: KBR) government services business will provide sustainment support for the U.S. Air Force‘s existing intercontinental ballistic missile system under a potential $36.5 million task order, ExecutiveBiz reported Wednesday. The company said Wednesday the award from the Air Force Installation Contracting Agency tasks KBRwyle to help …

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Boeing, Northrop Move Forward in Design of Ground-Based Strategic Deterrent

TYSONS CORNER, VA, March 1, 2018 — Boeing (NYSE: BA) and Northrop Grumman (NYSE: NOC) are working to develop designs for the U.S. Air Force‘s Ground-Based Strategic Deterrent intercontinental ballistic missile following technology maturation and risk reduction work, ExecutiveBiz reported Wednesday. Space News reported Tuesday the Air Force will assess the design …

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Lockheed to Build Airborne Launch Control System Prototype Under $81M USAF Contract; Vinny Sica Comments

Lockheed Martin (NYSE: LMT) has received a potential $81 million contract to design and build a prototype designed to replace the U.S. Air Force’s aerial launch control system aboard the E-6B Mercury airborne command post aircraft. The service awarded the technology maturation and risk reduction contract through the Airborne Launch Control …

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Lockheed Lands $386M Contract Modification to Support Air Force ICBM Re-Entry System

Lockheed Martin (NYSE: LMT) has received a potential $386 million contract modification from the U.S. Air Force to continue support work on the military branch’s intercontinental ballistic missile system. The Defense Department said Wednesday Lockheed’s space systems business will support the re-entry systems and vehicle subsystems of the Minuteman III ICBM. USAF awarded the …

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Lockheed, Rockwell Collins Win Airborne Launch Control Replacement Tech Maturation Contracts

Lockheed Martin (NYSE: LMT) and Rockwell Collins (NYSE: COL) have won three-year contracts from the U.S. Air Force to perform risk reduction and technology maturation work on a platform designed to replace the service’s aerial launch control system. The military branch awarded an $80.7 million contract to Lockheed’s space systems …

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