Tag Archives: ground-based strategic deterrent

Northrop’s Kathy Warden: Air Force’s Urgency to Replace ICBM Keeps GBSD Program on Pace

Kathy Warden

Kathy Warden, chairman, president and CEO of Northrop Grumman and a 2020 Wash100 award winner, said she believes future budget pressures as a result of the coronavirus pandemic will not have an impact on the schedule of the U.S. Air Force’s $85B Ground-Based Strategic Deterrent intercontinental ballistic missile program, the Washington Business Journal reported Wednesday.

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Northrop CEO Kathy Warden Inducted Into 2019 Wash100 for Leading Enterprise Services, Operating Sectors and Securing Major Contracts

Executive Mosaic is pleased to introduce Northrop Grumman CEO Kathy Warden as an inductee into the 2019 Wash100 — Executive Mosaic’s annual selection of the most influential voices in the government contracting arena — for leading Northrop’s enterprise services and four operating sectors and securing several major contracts for the company.

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Boeing Presents Minuteman III ICBM Replacement Designs to Air Force

The U.S. Air Force has received Boeing’s design options for a new Intercontinental Ballistic Missile system envisioned to thwart nuclear threats over the next five decades. Boeing said Friday it completed a system requirements review for the service branch’s Ground-Based Strategic Deterrent program in November, three months after the company won a $349.1 million contract to support GBSD technology …

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Boeing Completes System Requirements Review for ICBM Replacement Program

Boeing has completed a system requirements assessment with the U.S. Air Force under a program that seeks to modernize a ground-based intercontinental ballistic missile system for the military branch’s nuclear deterrence mission. The first key review for the Ground Based Strategic Deterrent program aimed to assess technical requirements prior to the design and development of the …

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Aerojet Rocketdyne to Help Boeing Perform Tech Maturation Work on Ground-Based ICBM Program

Aerojet Rocketdyne will offer propulsion system support to help Boeing conduct technology maturation and risk reduction work for the Ground-Based Strategic Deterrent acquisition program. Aerojet Rocketdyne said Thursday that the GBSD program looks to create a replacement for the U.S. military’s current Minuteman III intercontinental ballistic missile units. Boeing received a …

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Aerojet Rocketdyne to Support Northrop’s Ground-Based ICBM Risk Reduction Work

Aerojet Rocketdyne will provide propulsion system support to aid Northrop Grumman‘s technology maturation and risk reduction efforts under the U.S. Air Force‘s Ground-Based Strategic Deterrent intercontinentinal ballistic missile program. Sacramento, California-based Aerojet Rocketdyne said Monday it will study propulsion options and develop early designs that meet Northrop’s ICBM configurations. The Air Force …

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Boeing’s Frank McCall: New ICBM Would Cost Less Than Minuteman Service Life Extension

Frank McCall, head of strategic deterrence at Boeing, has said the development of a new intercontinental ballistic missile would be cheaper than another service life extension effort on the Boeing-built Minuteman III ICBM, Breaking Defense reported Wednesday. McCall told reporters that the U.S. Air Force‘s future ICBM dubbed Ground-Based Strategic Deterrent would provide better …

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Lockheed, Brigham Young University Partner to Apply Gaming Tech in Digital Engineering

Brigham Young University and Lockheed Martin will collaborate on the application of gaming technology to help users interact with, record and share engineering designs in virtual reality environments. Lockheed said Tuesday the project is part of a research grant awarded to BYU’s mechanical engineering department for the development of a VR training and design review system that …

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