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Lockheed Martin-Raytheon Team Submits Proposal for Ground-Based Midcourse Defense Contract

HUNTSVILLE, Ala. Jan. 28, 2011 Jan. 27

May 31 $600 million

Mathew J. Joyce

Frank Wyatt  

As industry leaders in interceptor weapon systems for missile defense, strategic partners Lockheed Martin and Raytheon will apply their unique credentials to GMD.  Lockheed Martin and Raytheon systems combined have achieved more than 50 intercepts in testing and combat.  These systems include Terminal High Altitude Area Defense, Aegis Ballistic Missile Defense with the Standard Missile-3 interceptor and Patriot with the Patriot Advanced Capability-3 interceptor.  

Huntsville, Ala. Alaska Alaska

The team includes all of the GMD original equipment manufacturers (OEMs).  This will provide operational continuity.  Large and small companies across the nation will contribute to system evolution.  The team includes: Alaska Aerospace Corporation, ARES Corporation, ATK Aerospace Systems, Bechtel National Inc., Bluespring Software, CohesionForce Inc., Dynetics Inc., Harris Corporation, Imprimis Inc., IroquoiSystems Inc., Mission Solutions Engineering, NANA Development Corporation’s ASTS-Akima Logistics Services Joint Venture, Northrop Grumman Information Systems as an OEM provider, Orbital Sciences Corporation, Oregon Iron Works Inc., Quadrus Corporation, QuantiTech Inc. and TDX Power Inc.  

The team’s credentials include more than 30 years of experience in midcourse hit-to-kill missile defense development, production, testing, fielding and operations and more than 50 years of experience in strategic weapon system development, test, operations and sustainment and strategic weapon facility operations, along with Department of Defense award-winning performance-based logistics expertise.  

$25 billion Waltham, Mass.

Bethesda, Md. $45.8 billion

Media Contacts:  

Lynn Fisher, Lockheed Martin, 408-742-7606; [email protected]

John Patterson, Raytheon, 520-794-4559; [email protected]

Photos available at:  www.lockheedmartin.com/news/

For additional information, go to:   www.lockheedmartin.com/gmd

SOURCE Lockheed Martin

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