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Lockheed, MDA Test Latest Aegis Combat System Against Medium-Range Missile

TYSONS CORNER, VA, October 31, 2018 — Lockheed Martin (NYSE: LMT) and the Missile Defense Agency have completed a demonstration of the company’s updated Aegis Combat System designed to counter medium-range ballistic missile threats, ExecutiveBiz reported Monday. The company said Friday the at-sea Flight Test Standard Missile–45 activity served to showcase the Aegis Baseline …

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Radiant, SSL Work on Space-Based Sensing Tech for Missile Defense; Tony Frazier, Richard White Quoted

TYSONS CORNER, VA, October 29, 2018 — Maxar Technologies‘ (NYSE: MAXR) Radiant Solutions and SSL subsidiaries will collaborate to build a prototype space-based missile detection layer for the Missile Defense Agency, ExecutiveBiz reported Oct. 3. SSL will lead the team, which also includes Systems Engineering Associates, as it works to develop …

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Japan Maritime Force Tests Interception Capability of Raytheon’s SM-3 Block IB Missile

TYSONS CORNER, VA, September 14, 2018 — Raytheon (NYSE: RTN), the Missile Defense Agency and the U.S. Navy took part in a demonstration of the missile defense capability of Japan’s maritime self-defense force and the compatibility of its JS Atago ship with the Block IB variant of Raytheon’s Standard Missile-3, ExecutiveBiz reported Thursday. An SM-3 …

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Army Tests Sensors, Functions of Northrop’s Missile Defense Battle Command System

TYSONS CORNER, VA, September 14, 2018 — The Northrop Grumman-built (NYSE: NOC) Integrated Air and Missile Defense Battle Command System has undergone a live air test with the U.S. Army to validate its target detection and tracking functions, ExecutiveBiz reported Thursday. The company said Wednesday the IBCS was able to engage with representative …

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Northrop’s IAMD Battle Command System Tested During Army Soldier Checkout Event

TYSONS CORNER, VA, August 17, 2018 — A Northrop Grumman-built (NYSE: NOC) command-and-control system for the U.S. Army‘s air defense assets has completed testing of its long-range network management capability during a five-week soldier checkout event, ExecutiveBiz reported Thursday. The company said Wednesday the Integrated Air and Missile Defense Battle Command …

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Lockheed Teams With Raytheon-Thales JV on NATO Missile Defense C2 Effort

TYSONS CORNER, VA, July 19, 2018 — Lockheed Martin (NYSE: LMT) has partnered with a joint venture between Raytheon (NYSE: RTN) and Thales to deliver command-and-control technology in support of NATO’s air and ballistic missile defense system, ExecutiveBiz reported Wednesday. ThalesRaytheonSystems will serve as system integrator and work with Lockheed to …

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Northrop Gets $866M USAF Radar Sustainment, Modification Contract; Joseph Ensor Comments

Northrop Grumman (NYSE: NOC) has received a potential seven-year, $866 million contract from the U.S. Air Force to modify and sustain a network of ground-based radar systems used by the service to perform missile warning and space monitoring operations. The contract will cover work on several radars that support the …

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Securitas Closes Buy of Kratos’ Public Safety, Security Division; Eric DeMarco Comments

Securitas Electronic Security has completed its $70 million cash acquisition of the public safety and security business from Kratos Defense and Security Solutions. Eric DeMarco, president and CEO of Kratos, said in a statement released Monday the company aims to focus growth efforts in the unmanned aerial drones, missile defense, training systems, …

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Boeing expands Alabama facility to speed PAC-3 missile production

TYSONS CORNER, VA, April 10, 2018 — Boeing (NYSE: BA) has expanded its missile plant in Huntsville, Alabama, in an effort to speed the production of a weapons system designed to protect the U.S. from hostile missiles and aircraft, ExecutiveBiz reported Monday. The move will also create 70 new jobs …

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Poland Inks Deal to Buy Raytheon Patriot Missile System From US Govt

Poland has signed an agreement to purchase the Raytheon-built Patriot integrated air-and-missile defense platform from the U.S. government. Pete Bata, vice president of Polish air and missile defense at Raytheon, said in a statement published Wednesday the letter of offer and acceptance will pave the way for the company to …

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