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U.S. Holds First Successful Tests of Intercontinental Ballistic Missile Defense System

The U.S. military successfully launched its first-ever missile defense test involving a simulated attack by an intercontinental ballistic (ICBM) missile. During the test, a Boeing-developed interceptor, carrying the Raytheon-built EKV, was launched from Vandenberg Air Force Base, following the launch of an ICBM from Kwajalein Atoll, stated an Aerojet press …

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Parsons Secures $70M MDA Contract for Facilities Lifecycle Management Support

TYSONS CORNER, VA, May 25, 2017 — Parsons will provide advisory and support services for the facilities lifecycle management, military construction and environmental management programs of the Missile Defense Agency under a potential $70 million contract, ExecutiveBiz reported Wednesday. The Defense Department said Tuesday the company’s government services business will perform work at …

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Boeing Gets $1.1B MDA Contract Modification for Kill Vehicle Development

Boeing (NYSE: BA) has received a potential five-year, $1.1 billion contract modification from the Missile Defense Agency to continue to provide development support for the Redesigned Kill Vehicle program. The modification increases the total value of a previously awarded contract from $4.7 billion to $5.8 billion, the Defense Department said …

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MDA Increases Lockheed THAAD Field Support IDIQ Ceiling by $112M

Lockheed Martin (NYSE: LMT) has received a potential $112.2 million contract modification from the Missile Defense Agency to continue to provide field support services for the Terminal High Altitude Area Defense system. The modification increases the ceiling value of a previously awarded indefinite delivery/indefinite quantity contract from $449 million to $561.2 million, the Defense Department said Thursday. …

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Northrop Gets $332M MDA Contract Modification for Missile Defense Technical Support

Northrop Grumman (NYSE: NOC) has received a potential one-year, $332 million contract modification from the Missile Defense Agency to continue to provide technical integration and operational support services for the ballistic missile defense system. The modification increases the contract’s total value from $3.85 billion to $4.18 billion and extends the …

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William LaPlante Appointed SVP, GM of Mitre’s National Security Center

William LaPlante, formerly a vice president of Mitre, has been appointed as senior vice president and general manager of the nonprofit research company’s Center for National Security. Mitre said Thursday LaPlante will lead efforts to increase the organization’s strategic value across its Defense Department, intelligence and cybersecurity portfolios. CNS is comprised of two Mitre-operated, federally …

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Carey Smith: Contract for Advisory, Technical Services to Expand Parsons’ Support for MDA Mission

TYSONS CORNER, VA, April 18, 2017 — Parsons will offer advisory, technical, engineering and management services to the Missile Defense Agency in support of its ballistic missile defense system, GovCon Executive reported Wednesday. The company said April 11 it will provide the services through a potential $385 million contract MDA awarded in March. “This …

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Raytheon to Update Missile Defense Radar With GaN Under MDA Deal

TYSONS CORNER, VA, April 10, 2017 — Raytheon (NYSE: RTN) will continue work to help develop ballistic missile defense radar components with the gallium nitride semiconductor material under a $10 million contract modification from the Missile Defense Agency, ExecutiveBiz reported Friday. The company said Thursday it will provide the hardware and software that …

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Raytheon to Support MDA Risk Reduction Efforts for Multi-Object Kill Vehicle

TYSONS CORNER, VA, April 5, 2017 — Raytheon (NYSE: RTN) will perform technology risk reduction work on the Multi-Object Kill Vehicle platform under a $59.6 million contract from the Missile Defense Agency, ExecutiveBiz reported Tuesday. The Defense Department said Monday the company will assist MDA in efforts to build on the performance …

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MDA Awards Lockheed $274M Contract to Build Lot 9 THAAD Interceptors

Lockheed Martin (NYSE: LMT) has landed a $273.5 million sole-source contract from the Missile Defense Agency to produce additional interceptors for the agency’s anti-ballistic missile system. The Defense Department said Tuesday the contract covers the lot 9 production of interceptors, one-shot devices and associated production support services for the Terminal High …

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