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Lockheed to Continue Work on Japan’s Aegis System Under $91M MDA Award

Lockheed to Continue Work on Japan's Aegis System Under $91M MDA Award - top government contractors - best government contracting event

The Missile Defense Agency has awarded Lockheed Martin‘s rotary and mission systems business a $90.8 million contract modification for continued development and support work on Japan’s Aegis combat systems.

The hybrid modification raises its corresponding foreign military sales contract’s value from $151.1 million to $242 million, the Department of Defense said Friday.

Work under the new award will take place in Moorestown, New Jersey, through April 30, 2023.

The original contract with a base value of $35.6 million provided for Aegis system development, SPY-7(V) 1 radar production, integration and testing support.

The modification will come with an initial obligation of $47.3 million taken from Case JA-P-NCO funds.

The U.S.-made Aegis combat system uses radars and computers to help naval ships target and strike enemy units.

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Written by Nichols Martin

a staff writer at Executive Mosaic, produces articles on the federal government's technology and business interests. The coverage of these articles include government contracting, cybersecurity, information technology, health care and national security.

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