Subscribe to our free daily newsletters
. 24/7 Space News .




Subscribe to our free daily newsletters



Boeing Awarded Contract for GMD Block 2004 Capability Enhancement

make that fifteen to go
St. Louis - Nov 04, 2003
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.

Related Links
SpaceDaily
Search SpaceDaily
Subscribe To SpaceDaily Express

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.


Thanks for being here;
We need your help. The SpaceDaily news network continues to grow but revenues have never been harder to maintain.

With the rise of Ad Blockers, and Facebook - our traditional revenue sources via quality network advertising continues to decline. And unlike so many other news sites, we don't have a paywall - with those annoying usernames and passwords.

Our news coverage takes time and effort to publish 365 days a year.

If you find our news sites informative and useful then please consider becoming a regular supporter or for now make a one off contribution.

SpaceDaily Contributor
$5 Billed Once


credit card or paypal
SpaceDaily Monthly Supporter
$5 Billed Monthly


paypal only






Memory Foam Mattress Review
Newsletters :: SpaceDaily :: SpaceWar :: TerraDaily :: Energy Daily
XML Feeds :: Space News :: Earth News :: War News :: Solar Energy News








The content herein, unless otherwise known to be public domain, are Copyright 1995-2016 - Space Media Network. All websites are published in Australia and are solely subject to Australian law and governed by Fair Use principals for news reporting and research purposes. AFP, UPI and IANS news wire stories are copyright Agence France-Presse, United Press International and Indo-Asia News Service. ESA news reports are copyright European Space Agency. All NASA sourced material is public domain. Additional copyrights may apply in whole or part to other bona fide parties. Advertising does not imply endorsement, agreement or approval of any opinions, statements or information provided by Space Media Network on any Web page published or hosted by Space Media Network. Privacy Statement All images and articles appearing on Space Media Network have been edited or digitally altered in some way. Any requests to remove copyright material will be acted upon in a timely and appropriate manner. Any attempt to extort money from Space Media Network will be ignored and reported to Australian Law Enforcement Agencies as a potential case of financial fraud involving the use of a telephonic carriage device or postal service.