Tag Archives: Aegis

Lockheed Aegis Missile Defense Intercepts Target Using Satellite-Based Info; Nick Bucci Comments

Lockheed Martin has announced its second-generation aegis ballistic missile defense system has intercepted a missile using satellite-based information, according to a company statement.   Nick Bucci, Lockheed’s mission systems and training business BMD development programs director, said the test is the first time the aegis has used information from tracking satellites to …

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General Dynamics Developing Navy Aegis Gun, Missile Directors

General Dynamics’ armament and technical products division will provide the Navy with weapon system illuminator components, the company announced Tuesday. Under a $6.9 million contract modification, the division will produce MK82 gun and guided missile directors and MK200 director controllers for Aegis Combat System illuminators on DDG-51 ships. Work on …

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Lockheed Integrating Off-The-Shelf Tech Into Aegis System

Lockheed Martin is integrating commercial-off-the-shelf technology into a new missile defense system, the company announced Monday. The Bethesda, Md.-based defense and technology contractor holds a $183 million contract to integrate Aegis weapon system hardware and a $148 million contract to produce the system for a Navy destroyer. A Lockheed, Missile …

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Navy Approves New Lockheed New Aegis System for Deployment

Lockheed Martin Corp.’s latest version of a ship-based missile defense system has been certified by the Navy for deployment, according to a company announcement. The updated Aegis Ballistic Missile Defense system provides two layers of active missile defense and surveillance for shipss to defend against short-to-intermediate range ballistic missiles. The …

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Lockheed to Provide Navy Tech, Engineering Services for Foreign Sales

Lockheed Martin Corp. has won a $7,440,473 Navy contract modification for technical and engineering services in support of foreign military sales, the Defense Department announced Friday. The company will provide configuration management, quality control and maintenance services for the Navy’s Aegis program sites in New Jersey to support foreign sales …

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BAE to Provide Navy Missile Launchers

BAE Systems’ U.S. combat systems business unit won a Navy contract modification to produce missile launcher modules for a destroyer ship and a combat system host nation. The Defense Department said the MK41 Vertical Launching System mechanical modules, equipment and related services are for the DDG 116 ship. Work will …

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Lockheed to Install, Test Aegis Combat Systems on Navy Ships

Lockheed Martin Corp. won a $20 million Navy contract modification to provide engineering services for the Aegis combat system, the Defense Department announced Friday. The Bethesda, Md.-based contractor will integrate, install and test the systems on DDG-51 class ships. The company’s mission systems and sensors unit will also provide planning, …

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