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  • MDA Plans Fiscal 2019 Missile Production Contract Award to Raytheon - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    MDA Plans Fiscal 2019 Missile Production Contract Award to Raytheon

    The Missile Defense Agency intends to award Raytheon a five-year contract to produce Standard Missile-3 Block IIA all-up-rounds for U.S. and foreign military customers beginning in fiscal 2019. MDA said Friday in a FedBizOpps notice the possible contract action is contingent upon the approval of initial SM-3 BLK IIA production and the agency may issue additional orders […] More

  • Vishal Giare Named Air, Missile Defense Mission Area Lead at Johns Hopkins APL - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    Vishal Giare Named Air, Missile Defense Mission Area Lead at Johns Hopkins APL

    Vishal Giare, formerly a program area manager at the Johns Hopkins Applied Physics Laboratory, has been appointed as APL’s mission area executive for air and missile defense. He now leads the laboratory’s efforts to develop ballistic missile defense and anti-air warfare systems for U.S. forces and allies, APL said Thursday. Giare previously served as program area manager for Aegis BMD […] More

  • Lockheed Receives MDA Contract to Install Aegis Ashore Equipment in Poland - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    Lockheed Receives MDA Contract to Install Aegis Ashore Equipment in Poland

    Lockheed Martin has received a potential $36.4 million contract from the Missile Defense Agency to integrate, test and install the Aegis Ashore platform onboard a deckhouse and support facility. MDA awarded the fixed-price-incentive contract through a competitive procurement process and will obligate the full contract amount from fiscal 2015 defense procurement funds at the time of […] More

  • Lockheed Gets Contract Modification to Update Aegis BMD on Navy Ships - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    Lockheed Gets Contract Modification to Update Aegis BMD on Navy Ships

    Lockheed Martin has received a potential one-year, $36.7 million contract modification to provide engineering support and upgrade the Aegis Ballistis Missile Defense system aboard the U.S. Navy“™s DDG-51-class guided missile destroyers and CG57-class cruisers. The company will perform work in New Jersey, Massachusetts and Virginia through September 2016 under the service branch’s Aegis Modernization Advanced Capability […] More

  • Navy Begins Using Raytheon-Built Missile Interceptor; Taylor Lawrence Comments - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    Navy Begins Using Raytheon-Built Missile Interceptor; Taylor Lawrence Comments

    The U.S. Navy has kicked off operations on a Raytheon-made missile interceptor system in collaboration with the Missile Defense Agency. The Standard Missile-3 Block IB is built to destroy ballistic missile targets on impact, Raytheon said Wednesday. Taylor Lawrence, president of Raytheon Missile Systems, said the missile system is intended to help military customers worldwide […] More

  • Lockheed, MDA, Navy Team Completes Aegis Intercept Test - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    Lockheed, MDA, Navy Team Completes Aegis Intercept Test

    Lockheed Martin has completed an operational test with the Missile Defense Agency and U.S. Navy where a ballistic missile target was intercepted. During the Flight Test – Standard Missile-22, the team used a Lockheed Martin-developed second generation Aegis Ballistic Missile Defense weapon system to launch, track and engage a SM-3 Block IB guided missile, Lockheed Martin […] More

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