MDA

January 7, 2015
By Sandra Jontz

As China, Russia and Iran continue to develop capabilities that could circumvent U.S. missile defenses, technology under development by one defense industry contracting giant has piqued the interest of the U.S. Missile Defense Agency.

December 17, 2012
George I. Seffers

Raytheon Co., Integrated Defense Systems, of Woburn, Mass., is being awarded a firm-fixed price contract modification in the amount of $207,922,395, increasing the total contract value from $364,024,477 to $571,946,872. Under this contract modification, the contractor will manufacture and deliver the AN/TPY-2 Radar #11 with associated spares and three forward-based Prime Power Units with associated spares. The contracting activity is the U.S. Missile Defense Agency, Huntsville, Ala.

August 9, 2012
By Beverly Schaeffer

Rear Adm. James D. Syring, USN, has been nominated for appointment to the rank of vice admiral and assignment as director, Missile Defense Agency, Fort Belvoir, Virginia.

July 25, 2012
By George Seffers

The Missile Defense Agency is announcing the award of a competitive contract combining cost-plus-award-fee, cost-plus-incentive-fee, and fixed-price-incentive-fee, to Raytheon Company Integrated Defense Systems, Woburn, Massachusetts.

March 23, 2012
By George Seffers

The Missile Defense Agency is announcing the award of a contract ceiling increase of $120 million to Raytheon Missile Systems, Tucson, Arizona, increasing the total contract value from $688,966,325 to $808,966,325. Under this modification, the contractor will continue to provide SM-3 design and engineering, in-service engineering support, production engineering and obsolescence, surveillance and flight test support, and transition to production.

December 29, 2011
By George Seffers

The Missile Defense Agency is announcing the award of a sole-source, incentive-based, indefinite-delivery/indefinite-quantity contract to Lockheed Martin Corporation, Information Systems and Global Solutions, Gaithersburg, Maryland, with an estimated value of $980 million. Under this follow-on contract, the contractor will develop, model, fabricate, integrate, test, verify, evaluate, validate, document, deliver, field, train, operate, sustain, and support updates and new capabilities to the command and control, battle management and communications element.

November 2, 2011
By George Seffers

The Missile Defense Agency (MDA) is announcing the award of an indefinite delivery/indefinite quantity contract with Raytheon Integrated Defense Systems, of Woburn, Massachusetts, under MDA contract HQ0147-12-D-0005. The total ceiling award value is $307,580,000. Under this new contract, the contractor will perform sustainment efforts to maintain software required to operate the X-band family of radars and Ballistic Missile Defense System test planning, execution and analysis. The MDA, Redstone Arsenal, Alabama, is the contracting activity.

October 5, 2011
By George Seffers

The Missile Defense Agency (MDA) is announcing the award of a sole source cost-plus-incentive-fee with technical/schedule performance incentives contract modification to Lockheed Martin Mission Systems and Sensors, Moorestown, New Jersey. The total value of this modification is $6,578,419, increasing the total contract value from $176,695,539 to $183,273,958.

September 14, 2011
By George Seffers

The Missile Defense Agency is awarding Lockheed Martin Mission Systems and Sensors, Moorestown, New Jersey, an unpriced change not-to-exceed $12.6 million under contract HQ0276-10-C-0001. A cost-plus-incentive-fee/cost-plus-award-fee with technical schedule performance incentives modification is contemplated. The modification accounts for schedule and within scope adjustments to the Aegis Ballistic Missile Defense Baseline 4.0.1 development schedule, and accounts for the changes to the installation of the computer program aboard an Aegis cruiser.

August 31, 2011
By George Seffers

The Missile Defense Agency, Huntsville, Alabama, is announcing the award of an indefinite delivery-indefinite quantity contract to Teledyne Brown Engineering Incorporated, Huntsville, Alabama under contract HQ0147-11-D-0015. The maximum ceiling value of this action is $595 million in research, development, test and evaluation funds.

August 23, 2011
By George Seffers

The Missile Defense Agency (MDA) is announcing the award of an indefinite-delivery/ indefinite-quantity, cost-plus-fixed-fee contract to Utah State University Space Dynamics Laboratory, Logan, Utah, with an award value of $150 million.

June 24, 2011
By George Seffers

L-3 Communications Integrated Systems Platform Integration Division, Waco, Texas, is being awarded nearly $538 million for the Airborne Sensors Program. Under this contract, L-3 Communications will provide mission support and operations and sustainment for the High Altitude Observatory I, II and III and the Wide-body Airborne Sensor Platform. The Missile Defense Agency, Huntsville, Alabama, is the contracting activity.

April 7, 2011
By George Seffers

The Missile Defense Agency is awarding Lockheed Martin Mission Systems and Sensors, Moorestown, New Jersey, a contract modification with technical and schedule performance incentives for an approximate total value of $34 million for schedule and within scope adjustments to Aegis Ballistic Missile Defense Baseline 4.0.1 development and multi-mission signal processor (MMSP) development under two separate contract line items. For 4.0.1, the change accounts for an initial delay in the certification schedule and an adjustment in the test plan originally contained in the 4.0.1 completion contract

April 7, 2011
By George Seffers

The Missile Defense Agency recently announced the award of a $14 million sole-source contract modification to Raytheon Company, Woburn, Massachusetts. The total contract value is nearly $2 billion. Raytheon will perform the engineering and developmental effort required to maintain software required to operate the AN/TPY-2 radars.

March 11, 2011
By George Seffers

The Missile Defense Agency (MDA) recently announced the competitive award of five contracts for advisory and assistance services to five small businesses. Each contract has a ceiling of about $861 million.

March 2, 2011
By George Seffers

The Missile Defense Agency (MDA) recently announced the award of a sole-source contract modification to The Boeing Company, Huntsville, Alabama, with a total award value of nearly $110 million. Boeing will continue performing operation and sustainment services for two MDA programs: ground missile defense and sensors. The GMD portion of the award is $72 million and the sensors portion is for nearly $38 million.

October 4, 2010
By George Seffers

The Missile Defense Agency recently announced the award of a contract modification to the Boeing Company, Huntsville, Alabama. The not-to-exceed price of the award is nearly $28 million. Boeing will continue the Sea-based X-band Radar development and sensors test and evaluation efforts.

September 27, 2010
By George Seffers

The Missile Defense Agency recently announced the award of a contract modification of more than $189 million to Raytheon Company Integrated Defense Systems, Woburn, Massachusetts. Under this modification, Raytheon will fabricate AN/TPY-2 radar #8.

September 24, 2010
By George Seffers

Phacil Incorporated has been awarded a $6 million contract modification to provide support services for the Missile Defense Agency portal. The Missile Defense Agency is the contracting activity.

August 27, 2010
By George Seffers

The U.S. Missile Defense Agency has awarded Northrop Grumman Corporation a $90 million task order under the agency's Joint National Integration Research and Development Contract to further develop and evaluate Enhanced Command, Control, Battle Management and Communications capabilities.

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