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Raytheon Awarded $2B Contract Modification for SM-3 Block IB Missiles

Raytheon (NYSE: RTN) has secured a potential six-year, $2.3 billion contract modification to produce Standard Missile-3 IB weapons for the Missile Defense Agency. MDA increased its order for SM-3 Block IB missiles from 44 to 52 units under the sole-source modification, which also includes all-up-round and recertification support, the Defense Department said Friday. …

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MDA Contract Modification Brings Raytheon Antenna Deal Value to $955M

Raytheon‘s (NYSE: RTN) integrated defense systems business has received a contract modification from the Missile Defense Agency that increases the value of a previously awarded $888.8 million contract to $955.3 million. The Defense Department said Thursday the $66.5 million modification covers the procurement of a float antenna equipment unit, AEU transformer, processors and …

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Raytheon, MDA Complete Program Planning Review of Multi-Object Kill Vehicle Concept

TYSONS CORNER, VA, November 24,  2015 — Raytheon (NYSE: RTN) and the Missile Defense Agency have completed the program planning review on the design aspects of the future Multi-Object Kill Vehicle, ExecutiveBiz reported Monday. The company said Friday the review is part of the program’s concept development phase leading to a concept review …

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MDA Awards Lockheed $784M for Long Range Radar Development, Testing

Lockheed Martin (NYSE: LMT) has won a potential nine-year, $784.3 million contract to build, test and field a radar system for the Missile Defense Agency to guard the U.S. against ballistic missile threats. The Defense Department said Wednesday that Lockheed will also help MDA operate the Long Range Discrimination Radar at Clear Air …

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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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MDA Awards $87M to Raytheon for SM-3 Materials; Taylor Lawrence Comments

Raytheon (NYSE: RTN) has received an $87 million contract to supply materials used to produce missile defense interceptors for the Missile Defense Agency. The contract covers the production of up to 17 Standard Missile-3 Block IIA weapons as the U.S. and Japan plan to conduct testing on the interceptors and carry …

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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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