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BAE Receives $175M Navy Laser-Guided Rocket Order

BAE Systems has secured a $175 million order from the U.S. Navy to produce more than 7,000 laser-guided rockets designed to engage targets and minimize potential collateral damage. The order falls under a potential $600 Navy million contracting vehicle for the supply of Advanced Precision Kill Weapon System rockets to the U.S. military and allied nations, …

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World’s Largest Airplane, the Stratolaunch, Rolled Out

Stratolaunch, the world’s largest airplane, with a wingspan of 385 feet, a height of 50 feet and total possible weight of 1.3 million pounds, was quietly rolled out Wednesday in the California desert. The plane is meant to carry Pegasus XL rockets designed by Orbital ATK, a Dulles-based company, that would be …

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Boeing Receives $1B P-8I Maritime Surveillance Aircraft Order from India

Boeing (NYSE: BA) has received a $1 billion order for four additional P-8I maritime surveillance aircraft from India, USNI News reported Wednesday. Vivek Raghuvanshi writes India will use the aircraft to replace eight legacy Russian-built Tu-142 maritime aircraft, according to the report. The company built the P-8I as a derivative of …

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Boeing-Lockheed JV Negotiating New Rocket Contract; Robert Cleave Comments

A joint venture of Boeing (NYSE: BA) and Lockheed Martin (NYSE: LMT) could sign a new five-year agreement with the U.S. government for a new set of rockets during the next quarter, DoD Buzz reports. Brendan McGarry writes United Launch Alliance would provide the government at least 36 medium- and …

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ATK Wins $81M For AF Rocket Motors; Lamberth Blalock Comments

ATK (NYSE: ATK) has won a potential $81 million contract to dissect components and plug motors for a U.S. Air Force rocket launch program. The contract includes one base year for ongoing aging surveillance for both Minuteman and Peacekeeper motors and up to four annual extension options, ATK said Wednesday. …

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General Dynamics Wins $224M For Army Rockets, Engineering; Steve Elgin Comments

General Dynamics‘ (NYSE: GD) armament and technical products business unit has won two contracts worth $223.9 million combined to produce air-to-ground rockets for the U.S. Army. The company will also provide engineering services to the Army for the Hydra-70 rocket program, General Dynamics said Wednesday. Since 1996, General Dynamics has …

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ATK Building Rockets Motors For AF Supersonic Missile Foreign Sales Program; Jerry Brode Comments

ATK (NYSE: ATK) has won a $17 million contract t0 build rocket motors for supersonic, heat-seeking air-to-air missiles for a U.S. Air Force foreign military sales agreement. The company is re-starting the AIM-9P rocket motor production line as many international inventories are aging beyond the missile’s period of expected use …

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Lockheed Wins $200M for Army Unitary Rockets

Lockheed Martin (NYSE: LMT) has won a $197, 604, 600 contract modification to provide the U.S. Army guided rockets for tactical and operations support. The Defense Department said the modification extends a previously-awarded contract for Guided Multiple Launch Rocket System unitary rockets. Work will occur in Grand Prairie; Lufkin, Texas; …

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Lockheed Prime on Proposed $406M Rocket, Missile Sale

Lockheed Martin (NYSE: LMT) is the prime contractor on a proposed $406 million foreign military sale of rockets, missiles and launchers to Qatar. The Defense Security Cooperation Agency said Qatar intends to use the weapons for securing critical infrastructure in the country. Qatar asked for seven launchers containing a fire …

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Lockheed Wins Prime Spot on $900M AF Rocket Tech IDIQ

Lockheed Martin (NYSE: LMT) has won a prime position on a $900 million U.S. Air Force contract to provide launch services for space missions. The Defense Department says the indefinite-delivery/indefinite-quantity, firm-fixed-price contract covers support for the Pentagon and other federal agencies. Under the Rocket Systems Launch Program, contractors support technology …

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