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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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Aerojet Rocketdyne to Develop Digital Factory Environment for Propulsion Subsystems

Aerojet Rocketdyne has won a $12, 290, 494 contract with the Missile Defense Agency to develop a digital factory environment for propulsion subsystems. The agency’s goal for the project is to design, manufacturing and supply chain of propulsion components, the Defense Department said Thursday. Aerojet Rocketdyne will perform work in Rancho …

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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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Lockheed Receives $870M Missile Defense System Contract Modification

Lockheed Martin (NYSE: LMT) will continue to provide development and engineering support for the missile defense system’s command, control, battle management and communications platform under a potential $870 million contract modification. The Defense Department said Monday the modification increases the firm-fixed-price contract’s total value from $1.2 billion to $2 billion. …

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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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Raytheon to Build Additional Guided Missiles for US Navy

Raytheon (NYSE: RTN) has been awarded a $559, 206, 957 contract with the Missile Defense Agency to produce additional guided missiles for the U.S. Navy. The company will build 44 Standard Missile-3 Block IB all-up rounds and design the third stage rocket motor, Raytheon said Monday. Raytheon will assemble the …

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