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Friday, December 30, 2011

Boeing Wins Missile Contract

Boeing Beats Lockheed to Keep $3.5B Contract

"...beat Lockheed Martin Corp. to win a $3.48 billion, seven-year contract that lets it keep its role as the primary developer of the U.S. shield against intercontinental ballistic missiles. ..."

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Wednesday, December 28, 2011

Raytheon received $122.5 million contract from the Missile Defense Agency

Raytheon gets development contract for missile to be assembled at Redstone Arsenal plant

"...The SM-3 IB is among the missiles to be assembled at a Raytheon plant under construction on Redstone Arsenal. The company broke ground for the $70 million, 70,000-square-foot missile integration facility on the arsenal in June. ..."

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Monday, December 19, 2011

New test site activated for JLENS

Raytheon Establishes New JLENS Test Site at White Sands Missile Range

"...Brig. Gen. Ole Knudson, the U.S. Army's Program Executive Officer for Missiles and Space, along with representatives from the U.S. Army Aviation and Missile Command, Redstone Arsenal, Huntsville, Ala.; White Sands Missile Range; prime contractor Raytheon Integrated Defense Systems; and TCOM, the aerostat's manufacturer located in Elizabeth City, N.C., attended the test site's activation. ..."

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Friday, December 16, 2011

Raytheon’s Tucson, Arizona-based Missile Systems unit is behind schedule on missiles

Raytheon Missile Delay Causes $198 Million Cut in Defense Bill

"...Raytheon’s Tucson, Arizona-based Missile Systems unit, as of May 31, was 136 missiles behind schedule, delivering 225 of 361 due by that date, according to the most recent data available from the Air Force. The backlog grew..."

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Friday, December 9, 2011

Lockheed deal worth up to $184 Million

New Lockheed-Missile Defense Agency deal worth up to $184M

" on the Aegis Ballistic Missile Defense Combat System and the Aegis Ballistic Missile Defense Weapon System on cruisers and destroyers...."

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Friday, December 2, 2011

China's DF-21D anti-ship ballistic missiles

China's anti-ship missile, submarine threats: Indian Navy

"...certainly requires a different measure to counter it," he said about the DF-21D anti-ship ballistic missiles that China has developed.

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