URS Corp. has won a potential $129,981,057 task order to build a land-based missile defense site at a U.S. Navy facility in Hawaii, the Defense Department announced Monday.
Lockheed Martin’s newest edition of Aegis will be the best it’s ever been, a top company official said Friday, but there’s only so much more that software and other upgrades can do with the existing radars aboard U.S. Navy and international warships. Read the rest of this entry »
Lockheed Martin, Raytheon and Boeing have submitted proposals to take over support and growth of a Aegis fight system, a companies pronounced Dec. 14. Read the rest of this entry »
NAPLES, Italy — The assignment to the Navy’s 6th Fleet of four ships with missile defense capability signals changing needs for changing times, fleet commanding officer Rear Adm. Frank C. Pandolfe said Friday. Read the rest of this entry »
Our country is weathering a serious economic crisis, which means we must do more with less, including in national security. This new reality is forcing hard decisions, but we can and must focus on smart investments for our current and future security needs. Read the rest of this entry »
At a time when our federal government is borrowing more than 40 cents of every dollar it spends, we must cut our spending to only the most essential needs. Chief among those is to “provide for the common defense” as put forth in the enumerated powers of the Constitution. Read the rest of this entry »
SACRAMENTO, Nov. 22 (UPI) — Design of a Throttling Divert and Attitude Control System for an advanced Standard Missile-3 will be completed by Aerojet of California. Read the rest of this entry »
HUNTSVILLE, Ala., Nov. 21, 2011 /PRNewswire/ — Lockheed Martin (NYSE: LMT) announced today that it has submitted its final proposal revision for the Ground-based Midcourse Defense (GMD) Development and Sustainment Contract. The Lockheed Martin-Raytheon GMD team delivered its final offer to the U.S. Missile Defense Agency’s (MDA’s) GMD Joint Program Office in Huntsville, Ala., Nov. 18. Read the rest of this entry »