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SAIC Wins $79M Task Order to Support USAF Supply Chain; Michael LaRouche Quoted

Michael LaRouche EVP and GM SAIC National Security

Science Applications International Corp. (SAIC) has been awarded a five-year, $79 million task order by the U.S. Air Force (USAF) to deliver mission engineering services to the 414th Supply Chain Management Squadron’s Intercontinental Ballistic Missile (ICBM) LGM-30 Minuteman III missile system, the company reported on Tuesday. SAIC will provide end-to-end product support and sustainment solutions.

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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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Boeing-Led Team Conducts Missile Defense System Dual Interceptor Test

A Boeing-led industry team and the Missile Defense Agency launched two ground-based interceptors to counter an intercontinental ballistic missile target during a test of the Ground-based Midcourse Defense system. Boeing said Monday one interceptor zeroed in on the ICBM target in space and the second GBI observed the intercept before homing in on additional debris as part of the “two-shot salvo” engagement test.

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Boeing Gets $70M Modification on Air Force Minuteman III Missile Support Contract

Boeing has received a $70.5M contract modification to support the U.S. Air Force‘s flight test, telemetry and termination program for the Minuteman III intercontinental ballistic missile system. The modification revises ICBM specifications related to cable and antenna test requirements, flight termination receiver, electronic interference and parts management plan, the Defense Department said …

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Boeing Secures $56M ICBM Cryptography Upgrade Contract From Air Force

Boeing has received a $55.6M undefinitized contract from the U.S. Air Force to provide program management support and components for the Intercontinental Ballistic Missile Cryptography Upgrade Increment II effort. The company will produce eight digital components and 75 message processor drawers in compliance with the government’s minimum requirement for the …

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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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