Tag Archives: Aegis Combat System

MDA, Navy Demo Lockheed’s Updated Aegis Combat System in On-Land Missile Defense Test

The Missile Defense Agency and the U.S. Navy have conducted an on-land test to demonstrate the capability of Lockheed Martin’s latest Aegis Combat System to detect and counter an intermediate-range ballistic missile threat. Aegis Baseline 9.B2.0 or BMD 5.1 intercepted an IRBM target using ground-based remote sensor data derived from the Command and Control, Battle …

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Huntington Ingalls to Hold Christening of Navy’s Future USS Frank Petersen Destroyer

The future USS Frank E. Petersen, slated to become the U.S. Navy’s 71st Arleigh Burke-class destroyer, will be christened on Saturday at Huntington Ingalls Industries’ shipyard in Pascagoula, Miss. The nearly 9.5K-ton guided-missile destroyer will receive a Flight IIA configuration designed for power projection, forward presence and escort operations for …

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Engineering Services Network Gets $70M Navy Weapon Systems Support Contract

Engineering Services Network has received a potential five-year, $69.6 million contract from the Naval Surface Warfare Center to provide technical, engineering and logistics support for weapon systems programs of the U.S. Navy and foreign military sales customers. The company said Monday it will help test, engineer and conduct post-event analysis of the Aegis Combat …

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Lockheed, Indra Extend Radar Devt Collaboration for Spanish Navy’s F-110 Frigate Program

Lockheed Martin signed a heads of agreement with Indra to extend a collaborative effort to develop S-band active electronically scanned array radar systems for the Spanish navy’s F-110 shipbuilding program. Lockheed said Tuesday the F-110 multimission surface vessel is designed to feature the Aegis Combat System configured to detect asymmetric and conventional threats that …

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Lockheed Renews Partnership With Spain-Based Shipbuilder Navantia

Lockheed Martin and Spain-based shipbuilding company Navantia have agreed to extend their partnership and jointly explore potential business opportunities in the surface ship and naval combat technology markets. The alliance commemorates the 20th anniversary of a collaborative effort to integrate the Aegis Combat System onto the Spanish navy’s F-100 frigates, Lockheed said Thursday. F-100 …

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Lockheed Supports NATO Ballistic Missile Defense Tests in Atlantic Ocean

Lockheed Martin has assisted the U.S. Navy and the Missile Defense Agency in a series of ballistic missile defense tests in the Atlantic Ocean during the Formidable Shield 2017 naval exercise that involved eight NATO member nations. Formidable Shield aimed to showcase interoperability between NATO allies using the organization’s command-and-control reporting structures …

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