Tag Archives: cruise missile

Raytheon to Maintain Depot Facility for US, UK Cruise Missile Systems

Raytheon‘s missile systems business has received a three-year, $36.8 million contract to provide lifecycle management and technical services needed to maintain a Tomahawk cruise missile depot facility for the U.S. Navy and U.K. government. Work covers depot maintenance, demilitarization preparation, system test operations, spare parts supply and repair services, the Defense Department said Friday. The …

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Hady Mourad: Lockheed Eyes ‘Gray Wolf’ Cruise Missile Against Hostile Air Defense Systems

Hady Mourad, advanced missiles program director at Lockheed Martin‘s missiles and fire control business, has said the company’s concept for the U.S. Air Force’s Gray Wolf program involves a cruise missile designed to counter hostile integrated air defense systems in “highly contested environments.” “Using the capabilities envisioned for later spirals, our …

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Air Force Taps Lockheed to Design New Wing for JASSM-ER Cruise Missile

Lockheed Martin has received a $37.7 million contract to continue design work on a wing that will help boost the range capacity of the U.S. Air Force‘s air-to-surface missile system. The company said Wednesday it aims to develop a new Joint Air-to-Surface Standoff Missile–Extended Range wing for incorporation into JASSM-ER production lot 17. “We’ve developed a …

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Lockheed Gets $61M Contract Modification for Navy Aegis Facility O&M Support

Lockheed Martin has received a one-year, $61.3 million contract modification to help the U.S. Navy operate and maintain development and test facilities for the Aegis combat system. The Defense Department said Monday the modification covers technical engineering, configuration management, associated equipment, quality assurance and information assurance services for the Combat Systems Engineering Development Site, …

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CSRA Extends Support for Joint Integrated Air & Missile Defense Org Under $53M Recompete Contract

CSRA has won a five-year, $53 million contract to provide systems engineering and technical assistance services to the Joint Integrated Air and Missile Defense Organization. The company said Monday it will continue to perform analysis, assessments, technology demonstrations, wargames and exercises meant to help the agency shape concepts, requirements and operational architectures under the recompete contract. “The Joint Integrated …

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Lockheed PAC-3 Missile Interceptor Reaches IOC Status; Scott Arnold Comments

The Lockheed Martin-built PAC-3 Missile Segment Enhancement interceptor has received initial operational capability designation from the U.S. Army. The company’s PAC-3 MSE achieved the IOC status two years after Lockheed obtained  milestone C approval for the missile interception system and received its initial contract for the technology from the service branch in …

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General Dynamics Electric Boat Unveils 13th Navy Virginia-Class Submarine

General Dynamics’ Electric Boat subsidiary has launched the 13th Virginia-class nuclear submarine of the U.S. Navy at its shipyard in Groton, Connecticut. First Lady Michelle Obama served as the sponsor for USS Illinois (SSN 786) and Navy Secretary Ray Mabus delivered the keynote address during the christening ceremony Saturday, General Dynamics said …

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Lockheed Completes Updates to Army PAC-3 Missile Interceptors; Scott Arnold Comments

Lockheed Martin has handed over the first updated PAC-3 Missile Segment Enhancement interceptors to the U.S. Army. The company said Tuesday it installed new support systems, larger solid-rocket motors and control fins on the PAC-3 MSE interceptor that works to counter threats from aircraft, cruise and tactical ballistic missiles. “As enemy threats grow …

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