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  • MDA Tests Missile Intercept Functions of SM-3, Aegis BMD System - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    MDA Tests Missile Intercept Functions of SM-3, Aegis BMD System

    The Missile Defense Agency has worked with U.S. Pacific Command and the U.S. Navy to conduct four tests on the interception functions of the Lockheed Martin-developed Aegis Ballistic Missile Defense system and Raytheon missiles. MDA said Monday the Multi-Mission Warfare flight test events featured the Aegis Baseline 9.C1 weapon system configuration and the Standard Missile-6 Dual I and Standard Missile-2 Block […] More

  • Craig Cooning: Boeing to Use 'Space Program' Approach for Missile Defense System - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    Craig Cooning: Boeing to Use ‘Space Program’ Approach for Missile Defense System

    Boeing is planning to utilize systems engineering controls from military space programs for its $41 billion Ground-based Midcourse Defense system in response to reviews on the design’s reliability, Reuters reported Tuesday. Andrea Shalal writes that the company is coordinating with Missile Defense Agency Director Vice Adm. James Syring to revamp GMD by adopting a “space program” approach. “There’s a higher […] More

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