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Alfalight wins $3.7M laser contract for THAAD laser-initiated ordnance system

September 30, 2014

Alfalight received a contract to deliver lasers for the Terminal High Altitude Area Defense (THAAD) Laser Initiated Ordnance System (LIOS) built by Pacific Scientific Energetic Materials Company (PSEMC) as a subcontractor to THAAD prime contractor Lockheed Martin.

Lockheed Martin to build Trident submarine-launched ballistic missiles in potential $828.4 million deal

Lockheed Martin to build Trident submarine-launched ballistic missiles in potential $828.4 million deal

September 26, 2014

WASHINGTON, 26 Sept. 2014. Weapons experts at the Lockheed Martin Corp. Space Systems segment in Sunnyvale, Calif., will provide the U.S. Navy with new Trident II D5 nuclear submarine-launched ballistic missiles and Trident missile upgrades under terms of a potential $828.4 million contract modification announced this month.

Air Force orders LAIRCM laser missile defense systems for different versions of C-130 aircraft

Air Force orders LAIRCM laser missile defense systems for different versions of C-130 aircraft

September 26, 2014

WRIGHT-PATTERSON AFB, Ohio, 26 Sept. 2014. Missile-defense experts at Northrop Grumman Corp. will install laser-based aircraft missile-defense systems aboard 28 U.S. Air Force C-130 four-engine turboprop aircraft under terms of a $28 million contract modification announced this month.

Inrad Optics Receives SBIR Phase III for stilbene production for fast neutron detection

September 25, 2014

The Domestic Nuclear Detection Office of the U.S. Department of Homeland Security has awarded Inrad Optics an SBIR Phase III contract to support continued development of neutron detection materials.

Navy to replace Tomahawk cruise missiles fired at terrorist targets this week with new order

Navy to replace Tomahawk cruise missiles fired at terrorist targets this week with new order

September 25, 2014

PATUXENT RIVER NAS, Md., 25 Sept. 2014. The 40-plus U.S. Tomahawk cruise missiles fired at terrorist targets in the Middle East this week will be replaced with a new quarter-billion-dollar cruise missile procurement announced Wednesday.

Air Force Research Lab asks Leidos to redefine the state of the art in aircraft missile defense

Air Force Research Lab asks Leidos to redefine the state of the art in aircraft missile defense

September 24, 2014

WRIGHT-PATTERSON AFB, Ohio, 24 Sept. 2014. Aerial missile defense experts at Leidos Inc. in Reston, Va., will attempt to advance the state of the art in aircraft missile warning and countermeasures under terms of a $49.4 million U.S. Air Force research contract announced this week.

Lockheed Martin to upgrade on-board telemetry for infrared missile-warning reconnaissance satellites

Lockheed Martin to upgrade on-board telemetry for infrared missile-warning reconnaissance satellites

September 24, 2014

LOS ANGELES AFB, Calif., 24 Sept. 2014. Satellite reconnaissance experts at Lockheed Martin Corp. are upgrading the design of U.S. Space-Based Infrared System (SBIRS) reconnaissance satellites to accommodate dual band telemetry, tracking, and communications capability.

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