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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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MDA, Raytheon Update SM-3 Block IIA Missile With New Sensors, Software

TYSONS CORNER, VA, March 28, 2017 — Raytheon (NYSE: RTN) has worked with the Missile Defense Agency to integrate new sensors, software and infrared seeker technology to the Standard Missile-3 IIA in efforts to address space-based threats, ExecutiveBiz reported Monday. Defense Systems reported Friday the team also held a demonstration of the updated …

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Parsons Awarded $385M Contract for MDA Missile Engineering Advisory, Assistance Services

Parsons‘ government services business has won a potential five-year, $385 million contract to provide systems engineering advisory and assistance services for the Missile Defense Agency‘s ballistic missile defense program. The Defense Department said Thursday the contractor will assemble a group of systems engineering professionals to support MDA under the cost-plus-fixed-fee contract. MDA obligated $7.8 …

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MTSI Taps Dale Moore as VP for Business Development; Kevin Robinson Comments

TYSONS CORNER, VA, March 15, 2017 — Modern Technology Solutions Inc. has appointed Dale Moore, former business development lead at its U.S. Army and missile defense division, as vice president for business development, GovCon Executive reported Tuesday. The company said Tuesday Moore’s appointment also includes the role of site lead at its Colorado Springs office. …

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MDA Awards Lockheed $103M in Missile Tech Risk Reduction Contracts

Lockheed Martin (NYSE: LMT) has won two contracts worth a combined $103.4 million to support the Missile Defense Agency‘s efforts to reduce risk for missile technologies. The Defense Department said Thursday Lockheed’s space systems business will help MDA optimize performance and address risk for a gimbaled seeker assembly, integrated avionics assembly, …

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Army Vet Ole Knudson Joins Orbital ATK as Precision Weapons Segment Senior Director

Ole Knudson, a retired U.S. Army major general and former deputy director of the Missile Defense Agency, has been named senior director of precision weapons at Orbital ATK‘s (NYSE: OA) armament systems division. Orbital ATK said Monday the more than three-decade Army and MDA veteran will lead the company’s efforts to design, build and produce precision …

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