The Missile Defense Agency (MDA) has awarded Boeing an $823,040,235 cost-plus-award-fee contract modification for the Ground-based Midcourse Defense (GMD) Block 2004 Capability Enhancement Program.
The scope of the Capability Enhancement Program, awarded to Boeing Missile Defense Systems in Huntsville, Ala., includes 15 additional ground-based interceptors, four modified silos with associated launch system components at Vandenberg Air Force Base, Calif.; an Upgraded Early Warning Radar at the North East Tier Location with supporting communications connectivity; embedded test capability; and subsystem integration and checkout.
Work will be performed primarily at Huntsville, Ala.; Fort Greely, Alaska, Tucson and Chandler, Ariz., Vandenberg Air Force Base, Colorado Springs, Colo., Sudbury, Mass., and Arlington, Va.
Boeing is responsible for the development and integration of the GMD system, including the Ground-based Interceptor, Ground-based Radar Prototype, Battle Management, Command, Control and Communication systems, Early Warning Radars and interfaces to the Defense Support Program.
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OmniCorder Wins Contract From Missile Defense Agency to Develop Infrared Sensor
East Setauket - Oct 28, 2003
OmniCorder Technologies SBIR (Small Business Innovative Research) proposal, "Novel Sensor Technology for Booster Typing," was selected for funding by the U.S. Department of Defense's (DOD) Missile Defense Agency (MDA). The Company's proposal competed with 1862 others and was selected by a committee of government scientists, engineers, and technical managers who recommended it as a promising approach to meet MDA requirements.
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