Missile Defense Agency

May 11. 2021
 

Strategic Alliance Solutions LLC,** Fairfax, Virginia, is being awarded a competitive cost-plus-fixed-fee, level-of-effort contract with a three-year base value of $51,418,192, two two-year options, one one-year option, and one six-month option to extend services. The total value of this contract is $215,593,239. Under this new contract, the contractor will provide warfighter operational integration advisory and assistance services.

March 23, 2021
 

In two separate competitive cost-plus-award fee, cost-plus-fixed-fee contract and cost-plus-incentive-fee awards, the Missile Defense Agency selected Northrop Grumman Systems Corp. in Chandler, Arizona, and Lockheed Martin Corp. in Huntsville, Alabama to perform technology development and risk reduction of the Next Generation Interceptor (NGI) All-Up-Round capable of surviving natural and hostile environments while countering emerging threats.

November 2, 2020
 

Raytheon Missiles and Defense, Tucson, Arizona, is being awarded a sole-source, indefinite-delivery/indefinite-quantity contract for a ceiling value of $722,400,000.  The contract is a hybrid of fixed-price incentive firm-target, firm-fixed-price, cost-plus-incentive fee and cost-plus-fixed-fee. This contract is for fiscal years 2021-2029.  Under this contract, the contractor will provide the management, material and services associated with the sustaining engineering and product support services of the Standard Missile-3 Block missile variants for the U.S. and Foreign Military Sales partners.

October 27, 2020
 

a.i. solutions Inc.,* Lanham, Maryland, is being awarded a $203,204,319 competitive, cost-plus-fixed-fee, level-of-effort contract with a three-year base value of $77,728,390 and two one-year options for quality and mission assurance advisory and assistance services. The work will be performed in the National Capital Region; Dahlgren, Virginia; Huntsville, Alabama; Kirtland Air Force Base, New Mexico; Fort Greely, Alaska; Orlando, Florida; Moorestown, New Jersey; Tucson, Arizona; Salt Lake City, Utah; Promontory, Utah; Joplin, Missouri; and other locations as directed, with an estimated completion date of December 2025. This contract was competitively procured via publication on the beta.SAM.gov website with two proposals received.

September 25, 2020
 

Raytheon Missile and Defense, Tucson, Arizona, is being awarded a $9,790,653, cost-plus-fixed-fee contract to mature a non-kinetic defense capability, accelerate lethality analysis and procure long lead items for a potential Microwave Technology Testbed project that evolves the High Power Microwave concept development acquired under the Hypersonic Defense Weapon Systems broad agency announcement HQ0147-18-S-0001 and competitively awarded contracts HQ0147-18-C-6516 and HQ0147-19-C-6561. The effort will include refinement of baseline designs, advanced technology insertion evaluation and test planning and preparation to support potential future phases for integration of a Missile Defense Agency Microwave Testbed Technology project. Work wil

August 25, 2020
 

Lockheed Martin Rotary and Mission Systems, Moorestown, New Jersey, is being awarded an $18,836,895 sole-source, cost-plus-fixed-fee modification (P00375) under previously awarded Aegis Combat Weapon System development contract HQ0276-10-C-0001.

July 13, 2020
 

The Boeing Co., Huntsville, Alabama, was awarded a $150,000,000 undefinitized contract modification (P00057) to previously awarded HQ0147-12-C-0004/-19-C0004 on the Ground-based Midcourse Defense development and sustainment contract (DSC). The scope of work under the current DSC includes development, fielding, test, systems engineering, integration and configuration management, equipment manufacturing and refurbishment, training and operations and sustainment for the Ground-based Midcourse Defense weapon system and associated support facilities.

June 25, 2020
By Robert K. Ackerman
A Terminal High-Altitude Area Defense (THAAD) interceptor is launched from the Reagan Test Site in Kwajalein Atoll. THAAD is one component of a layered missile defense system being configured to stop incoming missile attacks. (Credit: Missile Defense Agency)

Cruise missiles are a serious threat challenging defensive systems, and advances in hypersonic design and performance promise to make them even more deadly, say U.S. missile defense flag officers. Peer adversaries are testing systems that would threaten U.S. assets both tactically and strategically, and the military services are working with the Missile Defense Agency on layered defenses that would serve both purposes.

May 8, 2020
 

The Boeing Co., Huntsville, Alabama, is being awarded a $128,481,291 contract modification (P00542/P00051) to previously awarded HQ0147-12-C-0004/19-C-0004 on the Ground-based Midcourse Defense system development and sustainment contract. The value of this contract, including options, is increased from $11,208,915,599 to $11,337,396,890. The definitized scope of work requires continued support to Ground-based Midcourse Defense by manufacturing C2 boost vehicles, booster spare parts and associated avionics to maintain fleet and flight test programs. The period of performance is from January 31, 2018, to September, 30, 2022. This acquisition was executed on a sole-source basis.

December 17, 2019
 

DOD issued to The Boeing Co. of Huntsville, Alabama, a $15,800,000 contract modification, increasing the value of the effort from $62,361,210 to $78,161,210. Under the modification, the contractor will demonstrate a successful transition of fiber combined laser technology from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology–Lincoln Laboratory. The work will be performed in Huntington Beach, California. The period of performance is extended from March 31, 2020, until March 31, 2021. Fiscal 2020 research, development, test and evaluation funds in the amount of $3,000,000 are being obligated at the time of award. The Missile Defense Agency, Albuquerque, New Mexico, is the contracting activity.

September 25, 2019
 

Raytheon Integrated Defense Systems, Woburn, Massachusetts, is being awarded a modification on indefinite-delivery/indefinite-quantity contract HQ0147-18-D-0002. The value of this contract modification is $500,615,405, which increases the total ceiling value from $461,492,695 to $962,108,100. The contractor will continue to perform research and development support for the Army Navy Transportable Radar Surveillance Control Model-2 and Sea-Based X-Band radar. The modification also includes continued product improvement, warfighter support, engineering services, Ballistic Missile Defense System test subject matter experts (SME) support, modeling and simulation SME support, and cybersecurity. No task orders are being issued at this time.

September 3, 2019
 

Lockheed Martin Rotary and Mission Systems, Moorestown, New Jersey, is being awarded a sole-source, cost-plus-incentive-fee and firm-fixed-price contract. The total value of this contract is $326,998,037.  Under this follow on contract, the contractor will design, develop, integrate, test and certify the Aegis Ballistic Missile Defense (BMD) 6.0 capability.  Aegis BMD 6.0 provides an increased BMD capability by incorporating the Air and Missile Defense Radar, now designated SPY-6, for introduction on the first DDG Flight III. The work will be performed in Moorestown, New Jersey, with an estimated completion date of December 2025. Fiscal 2019 research, development, test and evaluation funds in the amount of $14,999,999 will be obligated a

June 21, 2019
 

Coleman Aerospace, a wholly owned subsidiary of Aerojet Rocketdyne, Orlando, Florida, is being awarded a $140,184,433 firm-fixed-price modification (P00114) to a previously awarded contract (HQ0147-14-C-0001). The value of this contract is being increased from $366,376,257 by $140,184,433 to $506,560,690 by exercising this option. Under this modification, the contractor will provide six additional Medium Range Ballistic Missile targets and associated nonrecurring engineering. The work will be performed in Orlando, Florida. The performance period is from June 2019 through December 2027. Fiscal year 2019 research, development, test and evaluation funds in the amount of $22,469,742 are being obligated on this award.

June 5, 2019
 

QTEC Aerospace, Huntsville, Alabama is being awarded a cost-plus-fixed-fee indefinite-delivery/indefinite-quantity contract with a maximum amount of $9,608,653. Under the new contract, the contractor will use PreACT capabilities, integrated with the Government's Modeling, Simulation, Software and Analysis lab and resources, to identify, model and evaluate available non-traditional data, tools and abilities for integration into the Ballistic Missile Defense System. A task order in the amount of $2,217,298 is being issued. The work will be performed in Huntsville, Alabama. The ordering period and the period of performance is five years from the date of award. The contract was competitively procured via publication on the Federal Business O

April 4, 2019
 

Lockheed Martin Corp. Missiles and Fire Control, Dallas, Texas, is being awarded a $2,457,390,566 modification (P00015) to a previously-awarded contract HQ0147-17-C-0032 for the production of Terminal High Altitude Area Defense (THAAD) interceptors and associated one-shot devices to support the U.S. government (USG) and the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia (KSA) Foreign Military Sales (FMS) case requirements. The THAAD interceptors and associated one-shot devices will be procured under fixed-price incentive (firm target) contract line items. The value of this contract is increased from $1,431,251,585 to $3,888,642,151. One offer was solicited with one offer received.

March 25, 2019
 

The Boeing Co., Huntsville, Alabama, was awarded $4,141,315,338 (contract modification HQ0147-19-C-0004 P00001), partially definitizing the $6,560,000,000 undefinitized contract action (UCA) issued January 31, 2018, on contract HQ0147-12-C-0004, Ground-based Midcourse Defense (GMD) Development and Sustainment Contract (DSC).  The UCA extended the DSC period of performance from January 2018 through December 2023, and added the requirements to execute the GMD portion of the presidential mandated and congressionally enacted Missile Defeat and Defense Enhancements. This effort includes delivery of a new missile field with 20 silos and two additional silos in a previously constructed missile field at Fort Greely, Alaska.

November 20, 2018
 

Lockheed Martin Corp., Rotary and Mission Systems, Colorado Springs, Colorado, is being competitively awarded an indefinite-delivery/indefinite quantity contract with a maximum amount of $240,000,000. Under the new contract, the contractor will support the development, deployment and sustainment of the Objective Simulation Framework Modeling & Simulation framework that leverages existing or mature capabilities with a modular, scalable, reconfigurable, and composeable architecture. A task order in the amount of $49,703,444 is being issued immediately after the award of this contract. The work will be performed in Huntsville, Alabama. The ordering period is from November 19, 2018, through November 18, 2023.

October 10, 2018
 

Lockheed Martin Missiles and Fire Control, Grand Prairie, Texas, is being awarded a $164,000,000 contract modification to a previously awarded, sole-source, cost-plus-incentive-fee, cost-plus-fixed- fee, firm-fixed-price, indefinite-delivery/indefinite-quantity contract for the Terminal High Altitude Area Defense Field Support Contract (TFSC). The modification will increase the total ceiling value from $561,200,000 to $725,200,000.

September 7, 2018
Posted by Kimberly Underwood
The Missile Defense Agency (MDA) continues its development of low-power lasers for use on MDA-configured MQ-9 Reapers from General Atomics. Photo credit: General Atomics

The Missile Defense Agency has funded a second investment in an airborne low-power laser for missile defense. In some cases, it has increased initial funding levels by more than 200 percent with its August 31 contract award modifications to the Boeing Co., General Atomics Electromagnetic Systems and Lockheed Martin Corp.

The three companies are pursuing aspects of the agency’s development of a low-power laser weapon for use on an aircraft—such as an unmanned aerial vehicle (UAV)—and in conjunction with the Ballistic Missile Defense System (BMDS).

August 22, 2018
 

General Atomics Electromagnetic Systems, San Diego, California, is being awarded a competitive cost-plus-award fee contract with a total value of $133,969,081. Under this new contract, the contractor will complete the development, integration, and flight test of an advanced sensor into an MQ-9 unmanned aerial vehicle in realistic test scenarios at continental U.S. and outside the continental U.S. locations. The work will be performed in San Diego, California. The performance period is from August 2018 through October 2021.

July 11, 2018
 

The U.S. military awarded contracts to Raytheon Co., Woburn, Massachusetts (HQ0147-18-D-0008); Lockheed Martin Corp., Moorestown, New Jersey (HQ0147-18-D-0011); and Northrop Grumman Systems Corp. acting through the Missile Defense and Protective Systems Division, Huntsville, Alabama (HQ0147-18-D-0010). The companies will provide autonomous acquisition and persistent precision tracking and discrimination to optimize the defensive capability of the Ballistic Missile Defense system and counter evolving threats. Each company is being awarded a multiple award indefinite-delivery/indefinite-quantity (MAIDIQ) contract with a minimum amount of $10,000 and a maximum amount of $4,100,000,000.

April 20, 2018
 

Rear Adm. Paul T. Druggan will be assigned as program director, Aegis Ballistic Missile Defense, Missile Defense Agency, Dahlgren, Virginia.

January 29, 2018
 

Decisive Analytics Corp.,* Arlington, Virginia, is being awarded a $59,463,490 competitive cost-plus-fixed-fee contract for advisory and assistance services for cybersecurity compliance and risk management in support of technical, engineering, advisory and management support. The contract covers improved independent verification and validation analysis and reporting of the Ballistic Missile Defense System and Enterprise cybersecurity controls, and will expand information cybersecurity knowledge improving the system architecture, system life cycles, and authorization decisions for the Missile Defense Agency. The work will be performed in Colorado Springs, Colorado; and Huntsville, Alabama, with an estimated completion date of April 2023. 

January 17, 2018
 

Raytheon Integrated Defense Systems, Woburn, Massachusetts, is being awarded an indefinite-delivery/indefinite-quantity contract with cost-plus-incentive-fee and cost-plus-award-fee line items with a stated maximum value of $641,758,000. Under this contract, the contractor will perform Ballistic Missile Defense System (BMDS) test related activities for multiple radar platforms that includes planning, executing, and analyzing sensor performance in BMDS flight tests and ground tests for each test event defined in the BMDS integrated master test plan.

January 17, 2018
 

The Johns Hopkins University Applied Physics Laboratory, a university affiliated research center in Laurel, Maryland, is being awarded a $933,798,332 non-competitive, cost-plus-fixed-fee contract. Under this contract, the contractor will provide systems engineering and technical support to the Missile Defense Agency (MDA). MDA's mission is to develop and field an integrated, layered, ballistic missile defense system to defend the United States, its deployed forces, allies, and friends against all ranges of enemy ballistic missiles in all phases of flight.

November 3, 2017
 

Raytheon Integrated Defense Systems, Woburn, Massachusetts, is being awarded an indefinite-delivery/indefinite-quantity contract with a stated maximum value of $371,200,000. Under the follow-on contract, the contractor will provide research and development (R&D) support for the Army Navy Transportable Radar Surveillance Control Model-2 (AN/TPY-2); and Sea-Based X-Band (SBX) radar. The R&D support includes product improvement; warfighter support; engineering services; Ballistic Missile Defense System test subject matter experts (SME) support; modeling and simulation SME support; and cybersecurity. The award is the result of a sole-source acquisition.

October 31, 2017
 

Raytheon Integrated Defense Systems, Woburn, Massachusetts, is being awarded an indefinite-delivery/indefinite-quantity contract with cost-plus-fixed-fee and cost-plus-incentive-fee line items with a stated maximum value of $1,500,000,000. Under this follow-on contract, the contractor will provide operations and sustainment (O&S) support for the Army Navy Transportable Radar Surveillance Model 2 (AN/TPY-2); and Sea-Based X-Band (SBX) radar. This O&S support includes AN/TPY-2 radar logistics support, AN/TPY-2 sustaining engineering, AN/TPY-2 transition and transfer, AN/TPY-2 depot transition, SBX logistics support, and SBX sustaining engineering. This award is the result of a sole-source acquisition.

October 6, 2017
 

The U.S. Missile Defense Agency tapped Lockheed Martin to develop a low power laser demonstrator (LPLD) missile interceptor technology. Under a nine-month, $9.4 million contract, Lockheed examine the use of its beam control concept demonstrator on an airborne platform to destroy missiles during the boost phase. "Our LPLD concept puts advanced beam control systems and a fiber laser on a high-performance, high-altitude platform to maximize risk reduction value over the demonstration period,” said Sarah Reeves, director in Strategic and Missile Defense programs at Lockheed Martin.

September 12, 2017
 

Science Applications International Corporation (SAIC), McLean, Virginia, is being awarded a $34,636,585 cost-plus-fixed-fee contract. Under the contract (HQ0147-17-C-0045), SAIC will work with Missile Defense Agency to evolve analysis capability to model the Ballistic Missile Defense System's (BMDS) expected performance in support of the director for engineering's Quick Reaction Team (QRT) support and analysis effort. The effort supports research, development and testing of the BMDS. The analytical support for the QRT will create products used by the Missile Defense Agency director; the National Command Authority; the combatant commands; and the U.S.

September 5, 2017
 

The Charles Stark Draper Laboratory Inc. of Cambridge, Massachusetts, is being awarded a $36,913,696 noncompetitive cost-plus-fixed-fee contract. Under the contract, Draper will provide technical and analytical support for Missile Defense Agency related to evaluation, maturation, integration, test and demonstration of leading edge Guidance, Navigation and Control technologies. The effort also includes research analysis on sensors, modeling and simulation, radiation hardening and survivability and precision targeting as well as weapons development. The work will be performed in Cambridge and Huntsville, Alabama with an expected completion date of July 31, 2022. The period of performance is from August 2017 to July 2022.

June 16, 2017
 

Gryphon Technologies LLC, Huntsville, Alabama, is being awarded a $57,675,835 cost-plus-incentive-fee contract, including options for sea-based X-band (SBX) radar mission integration. This contract provides for communication operations and support for the SBX Strategic Mission. Work will be performed in Huntsville, Alabama; and Honolulu, Hawaii, with an expected completion date of June 14, 2024. Fiscal 2017 research, development, test, and evaluation funds in the amount of $4,000,000 are being obligated at time of award. This contract was a competitive acquisition and two offers were received. The Missile Defense Agency, Huntsville, Alabama, is the buying activity (HQ0147-17-C-0040).

 

May 23, 2017
 
The Missile Defense Agency has awarded The Boeing Company, Huntsville, Alabama, a $1,088,305,700 contract modification for Redesigned Kill Vehicle development.

The Boeing Co., Huntsville, Alabama, was awarded a $1,088,305,700 undefinitized modification (P00383) to a previously awarded contract (HQ0147-12-C-0004) for the procurement of Redesigned Kill Vehicle (RKV) development. This includes, but is not limited to, payload development, payload ground testing, integration with the Ground-based Interceptor (GBI) and Ground-based Midcourse Defense (GMD) Ground system, flight testing and four initial production RKVs for initial fielding. The modification brings the total cumulative face value of the contract to $5,837,876,903 from $4,749,571,202.

May 15, 2017
 

Boeing Co., Huntsville, Alabama, was awarded a competitive cost-plus-fixed-fee contract for $58,582,957 with an estimated completion date of May 12, 2020, with no options for the Multi-Object Kill Vehicle (MOKV) technology risk reduction effort. This contract represents part of the Missile Defense Agency's technology risk reduction strategy to improve performance and reduce risk for MOKV advanced communications, engagement management, and the discriminating seeker. The work will be performed in Huntsville, Alabama.

February 13, 2017
 

Northrop Grumman Aerospace Systems, Redondo Beach, California, is being awarded a $19,558,839 modification (P00329) to previously awarded contract F04701-02-C-0009 to exercise an option. The value of this contract is increased from $1,859,119,188 to $1,878,678,027. Under this modification, the contractor will provide on-orbit operations and sustainment for the Space Tracking and Surveillance System. The work will be performed at the Missile Defense Space Center, Colorado Springs, Colorado, and at Northrop Grumman Aerospace Systems in Redondo Beach. The performance period is April 1 through March 31, 2018.

February 1, 2017
 

Brig. Gen. Michael A. Guetlein, USAF, has been assigned as program executive, Programs and Integration, Missile Defense Agency, Redstone Arsenal, Alabama.

November 17, 2016
 

Rear Adm. Jon A. Hill, USN, will be assigned as deputy director, Missile Defense Agency.

October 18, 2016
 

Maj. Gen. Daniel P. Hughes, USA, has been assigned as director for test, Missile Defense Agency, Redstone Arsenal, Alabama.

August 22, 2016
 
General Atomics is being awarded a contract to design, build and test in the laboratory key laser subsystems required to demonstrate precision tracking.

General Atomics Aeronautical Systems Inc. (GA-ASI) of San Diego, California, is being awarded a $9,609,911, competitive, cost-plus-fixed-fee contract. Under this new contract, the contractor will design, build and test in the laboratory key laser subsystems required to demonstrate precision tracking. The contractor will perform systems level analyses and performance assessments based on design predictions and laboratory measurements. The contractor will develop and demonstrate, a MQ-9 flight representative laser system with the beam train optics required to upgrade a multi-spectral targeting system for use as an active tracking sensor.

July 28, 2016
 

Raytheon Co., Integrated Defense Systems, Woburn, Massachusetts, is being awarded a sole-source modification 30 under indefinite-delivery/indefinite-quantity contract (HQ0147-12-D-0005). The value of this contract modification is $132,455,000, which increases the total ceiling value from $910,460,000 to $1,042,915,000. Under this contract modification, the contractor will continue software maintenance, models and simulations, engineering support and Ballistic Missile Defense System test planning, execution and analysis for X-Band radars. This modification will also include software development. No task orders are being issued at this time.

May 13, 2016
 

ManTech Advanced Systems International Inc., Herndon, Virginia, is being awarded a $32,068,507 cost-plus-fixed-fee contract (including options) for advisory and assistance services for counterintelligence in support of technical, engineering, advisory and management support. This contract provides support for the Defense Agency Counterintelligence Program missions and functional areas authorized by Department of Defense Directive 5240.02 that detect, identify, assess, exploit, penetrate, degrade and counter or neutralize intelligence collection efforts, other intelligence activities, sabotage, espionage, sedition, subversion, assassination and terrorist activities directed against the

March 30, 2016
 

Georgia Tech Research Institute, Atlanta, Georgia, is being awarded a $134,000,000 ceiling cost-plus-fixed-fee, indefinite-delivery/indefinite-quantity contract. Under this contract, the contractor will perform research; development; engineering; state of-the-art and proof-of-concept sensor systems; and basic and advanced technology research and development. No task orders are being issued at this time. The work will be performed in Atlanta, Georgia. The ordering period is from March 30, 2016 through March 29, 2021. One offer was solicited and one offer was received. Research, development, test and evaluation funds will be used, with no funds being obligated at the time of award.

March 14, 2016
 

Northrop Grumman Aerospace Systems, Redondo Beach, California, is being awarded a $18,899,927 modification (P00317) to a previously awarded contract to exercise an option, increasing the total contract value from $1,839,771,625.37 to $1,858,671,552.37. Under this modification, the contractor will provide on-orbit operations and sustainment for the Space Tracking and Surveillance System. Work will be performed at the Missile Defense Space Center, Colorado Springs, Colorado; and Northrop Grumman Aerospace Systems, Redondo Beach, California.

December 11, 2015
 

Raytheon Integrated Defense Systems, Woburn, Massachusetts, is being awarded a $66,491,518 noncompetitive contract modification (P00041) to a previously awarded contract with firm-fixed-price and cost-plus-fixed-fee line items. This modification will increase the dollar value of the contract from $888,819,825 to $955,311,343. This contract modification is for production of a float antenna equipment unit (AEU), minus transmit/receive multi-channel modules), AEU spares, procurement of Dell 720 processors, prime power unit spares and a legacy AEU T1 transformer. Work will be performed in Woburn, Massachusetts, with an expected delivery date of March 2018.

October 22, 2015
 

Lockheed Martin Corp., Moorestown, New Jersey, is being awarded a $784,289,883 fixed-price incentive contract with options to develop, deploy, test, and operate a Long Range Discrimination Radar (LRDR). The LRDR will provide persistent discrimination capability to the Ballistic Missile Defense system to support the defense of the homeland. Work will be performed in Moorestown, New Jersey; and at Clear Air Force Station, Alaska. The period of performance is Oct. 21, 2015 through Jan. 21, 2024. Fiscal 2015 research, development, test and evaluation funds in the amount of $35,500,000 are being obligated at time of award.

September 30, 2015
 

Frontier Technology Inc., Goleta, California, is being awarded an indefinite-delivery/indefinite-quantity contract with a ceiling of $49,919,437. This contract will support the Navy's adaptation and application of a comprehensive suite of computer automated tools for real-time data analysis that produces actionable information to optimize readiness and life cycle cost including failure prediction and pre-placement of maintenance solutions. Future technology improvements acquired through the Navy's investment will be incorporated into the existing Missile Defense Agency suite of tools. The estimated ordering period is from September 25, 2015, through September 24, 2018.

September 16, 2015
 

Georgia Tech Research Institute, Atlanta, Georgia, has been awarded $32,800,000 ceiling modification (P0010) to previously awarded contract (HQ0147-10-D-0050) for research, development, engineering, state of-the-art and proof-of-concept sensor systems, and basic and advanced technology research and development. This is a cost-plus-fixed-fee, indefinite-delivery/indefinite-quantity contract. The modification brings the total cumulative face value of the contract to $102,800,000 from $70,000,000. Work will be performed in Atlanta, Georgia, with an expected completion date of Sept.

August 17, 2015
 

The Boeing Co., Huntsville, Alabama, is being awarded a $9,800,000, competitive cost-plus-fixed-fee contract for the Multi-Object Kill Vehicle. Under this new contract, the contractor will define a concept that can destroy several objects within a threat complex by considering advanced sensor, divert and attitude control and communication concepts. The contractor will define a proof-of-concept prototype plan and demonstrate risk mitigation steps and critical functional aspects of the concept (Concept Definition, CLIN 0001).

August 12, 2015
 

Lockheed Martin Space Systems Co., Sunnyvale, California, is being awarded a $9,679,107 competitive cost-plus-fixed-fee contract for the Multi-Object Kill Vehicle. Under this new contract, the contractor will define a concept that can destroy several objects within a threat complex by considering advanced sensor, divert and attitude control and communication concepts. The contractor will define a proof-of-concept prototype plan and demonstrate risk mitigation steps and critical functional aspects of the concept (Concept Definition, CLIN 0001).

July 30, 2015
 

SciTec Inc., Princeton, New Jersey, is being awarded an indefinite-delivery/indefinite-quantity contract with a ceiling of $9,978,244 for space data exploitation (SDE). This contract will support the development, application and transition of SDE software development, test support and data analysis. The work will be performed in Princeton, New Jersey; Fairborn, Ohio; Huntsville, Alabama; and Boulder, Colorado. The estimated ordering period is from July 24, 2015, through July 23, 2018. This is a Small Business Innovation Research Phase III contract. Fiscal 2015 research, development, test and evaluation funds in the amount of $476,441 are being obligated on this award.

July 23, 2015
 

Maj. Gen. Ole A. Knudson, USA, has been assigned as deputy director, Missile Defense Agency, Redstone Arsenal, Alabama.