Tag Archives: Ballistic Missile Defense

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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Kratos Reports New Unmanned Aerial Drone Orders

Kratos Defense and Security Solutions has received multiple orders for unmanned aerial vehicles and related systems worth a combined $3.2 million. Kratos said Wednesday its modular systems division will produce drones and other system products at multiple production facilities for undisclosed customers. Thomas Mills, president of Kratos MSD, said that the business …

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Fincantieri to Team Up with Australia-Based Companies for Navy Frigate Production Bid

Fincantieri will open an opportunity for Australia-based companies to help the European shipbuilder compete for a $26.4 billion Australian navy frigate manufacturing contract, the Australian Financial Review reported Sunday. The selected companies will join Fincantieri’s global supply chain for commercial vessels such as cruise ships and luxury yachts. The Australian navy will …

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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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Raytheon SM-6 Missile Moves Toward Full Operational Capability

The U.S. Navy has conducted flight tests of the Raytheon-built Standard Missile-6 weapon system to validate whether the missile is ready to obtain full operational capability. Raytheon said Thursday four SM-6 missiles were launched throughout the “graduation” tests to engage shore-launched, sub- or supersonic targets. Mike Campisi, Raytheon SM-6 senior program director, said the Navy started to deploy SM-6s …

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Raytheon to Continue BMD Radar Gallium Nitride Tech Devt for MDA; Dave Gulla Comments

Raytheon has received a $10 million contract modification from the Missile Defense Agency to continue to develop hardware and software that will incorporate gallium nitride technology into a ballistic missile defense radar system. Raytheon said Thursday GaN technology will help boost the range, search and friend-or-foe determining capacity of the Army Navy/Transportable Radar Surveillance …

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Raytheon Demos AN/SPY-6 Radar Capacity at Ballistic Missile Defense Exercise in Hawaii

Raytheon has showcased a company-built air and missile defense radar system during a ballistic missile defense exercise held at the U.S. Navy‘s Pacific Missile Range Facility in Kauai, Hawaii. The exercise tested if Raytheon’s AN/SPY-6 radar could acquire, search and track a ballistic missile target and the test followed a series of activities in which the platform helped …

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