Lockheed Martin [LMT] said it is teaming up with Aerojet Rocketdyne [AJRD] in the competition for the Next Generation Interceptor (NGI) for the Missile Defense Agency’s (MDA) Ground-based Midcourse Defense (GMD) system. The NGI program will replace the Redesigned Kill Vehicle (RKV) that the ...

The Missile Defense Agency (MDA) and U.S. Army conducted a successful interoperability intercept test of the Terminal High Altitude Area Defense (THAAD) and Patriot missile defense weapon systems on Oct. 1. The test, called Flight Test Patriot Weapon System (FTP)-27, consisted of one event earlier ...

The Missile Defense Agency (MDA) is initiating a new sea-based hypersonic missile terminal defense project and expects to award a contract for concept definition by the second quarter of fiscal year 2021. MDA issued a “special topic” broad agency announcement (BAA) on Sept. 28 to provide for ...

Boeing [BA] said Thursday it is teaming up with General Atomics and Aerojet Rocketdyne [AJRD] in its bid for the Next Generation Interceptor (NGI) for the Ground-based Midcourse Defense (GMD) system. Boeing also said Northrop Grumman [NOC] will serve as a component supplier on the Boeing-led team. ...

The Defense Department awarded Lockheed Martin [LMT] $60 million in two contracts for Aegis ballistic missile defense contract modifications. A Sept. 1 modification valued at $8 million provides for scope supporting Aegis ballistic missile defense (BMD), including additional Aegis BMD modeling and ...

Naval Support Facility (NSF) Redzikowo, the site of the second Aegis Ashore missile defense system, was officially commissioned on Sept. 3. This ceremony marked the turnover of the base’s newly finished support facilities from the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, as the entity in charge of ...