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  • Navy, MDA Launch Raytheon SM-6 Missiles Using Lockheed's Aegis Combat System - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    Navy, MDA Launch Raytheon SM-6 Missiles Using Lockheed’s Aegis Combat System

    The U.S. Navy and Missile Defense Agency have test-fired two Raytheon-made Standard Missile-6 Dual I missiles using the Lockheed Martin-built Aegis Combat System  installed on the guided missile destroyer USS John Paul Jones. Lockheed said Wednesday its Aegis platform helped the SM-6 missile detect, track and intercept a ballistic missile target in flight during the Flight Test Standard Missile““27 Event 2. […] More

  • Lockheed Martin, MDA & Navy Test Latest Version of Aegis Weapons System - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    Lockheed Martin, MDA & Navy Test Latest Version of Aegis Weapons System

    A team that includes the Missile Defense Agency, U.S. Navy and Lockheed Martin have conducted the first shipboard demonstration of the latest version of a Lockheed-produced  ballistic missile defense system. Lockheed said Monday the Aegis Baseline 9.C2 (BMD 5.1) combat system underwent the developmental test onboard the USS John Paul Jones and worked to detect, track and intercept a medium-range ballistic […] More

  • Raytheon's SM-3 Block IIA Missile Accomplishes Initial Intercept Flight Test - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    Raytheon’s SM-3 Block IIA Missile Accomplishes Initial Intercept Flight Test

    A Raytheon defensive missile has completed the first U.S. Navy and Missile Defense Agency flight test that sought to evaluate its capacity to intercept ballistic missile threats. Raytheon said Saturday the USS John Paul Jones guided missile destroyer launched the Standard Missile-3 Block IIA during the test to intercept a land-launched target. The demonstration sought to evaluate the performance of the SM-3 […] More

  • Navy Tests Raytheon-Built Guided Missiles; Taylor Lawrence Comments - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    Navy Tests Raytheon-Built Guided Missiles; Taylor Lawrence Comments

    The U.S. Navy has fired two Raytheon-built guided missiles to intercept a medium-range ballistic missile target at sea during a recent test event. Standard Missile-6 Dual I launched from the USS John Paul Jones during the demonstration and destroyed the target in its final seconds of flight, Raytheon said Monday. “This test showcased the flexibility […] More

  • MDA Tests Lockheed Aegis Combat System Baseline 9.C1 on Navy Destroyer Ship - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    MDA Tests Lockheed Aegis Combat System Baseline 9.C1 on Navy Destroyer Ship

    The Missile Defense Agency has collaborated with the U.S. Navy and the U.S. Pacific Command to demonstrate the target detection features of a Lockheed Martin-built Aegis weapon system installed on the USS John Paul Jones guided-missile destroyer. MDA said Tuesday the Aegis Baseline 9.C1 Weapon System worked to detect and track a medium-range ballistic missile target that was launched from the Pacific […] More

  • Raytheon Demos Standard Missile-6 Surface Target Engagement - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    Raytheon Demos Standard Missile-6 Surface Target Engagement

    Raytheon has conducted a flight test of Standard Missile-6 wherein the air defense missile engaged the decommissioned USS Reuben James, which served as a surface target for the test. The company said Monday the test aims to demonstrate the U.S. Navy‘s “distributed lethality” using ships placed in dispersed formation in an effort to enhance offensive strategy. During the flight […] More

  • MDA Tests Aegis BMD System, Assets Against 2 Ballistic Missile Targets - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    MDA Tests Aegis BMD System, Assets Against 2 Ballistic Missile Targets

    The Missile Defense Agency has performed an operational flight test of Aegis Ballistic Missile Defense system and related assets in an effort to evaluate BMDS“™ capability to detect and intercept ballistic missile threats. MDA said Sunday the test’s assets included Lockheed Martin-built Terminal High Altitude Area Defense weapon platforms, two Raytheon-made AN/TPY-2 radars and a Lockheed-developed Command, […] More

  • 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

  • Raytheon SM-6 Missile Hits Target in Long-Range Navy Demo; Mike Campisi Comments - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    Raytheon SM-6 Missile Hits Target in Long-Range Navy Demo; Mike Campisi Comments

    A Raytheon-developed missile has engaged a target in the U.S. Navy“™s long-distance surface-to-air strike demonstration in June. The destroyer USS John Paul Jones launched a set of Standard Missile-6 interceptors to hit over-the-horizon missile targets in a series of three tests, Raytheon said Thursday. SM-6 also destroyed a target moving at supersonic speeds in a […] More

  • Lockheed, Navy Complete 3 Tests for Aegis Combat System; Jim Sheridan Comments - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    Lockheed, Navy Complete 3 Tests for Aegis Combat System; Jim Sheridan Comments

    Lockheed Martin and the U.S. Navy have demonstrated an Aegis combat system in a series of three tests for Standard Missile-6 long-range engagement. The Baseline 9 air and missile defense system onboard the USS John Paul Jones worked to identify and destroy targets during the over-the-horizon tests, Lockheed Martin said Tuesday. Jim Sheridan, director of […] More

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