Lockheed Martin (LMT: Quote) announced that it has submitted its bid for the Medium-range Ballistic Missile Targets contract to the U.S. Missile Defense Agency or MDA. The Lockheed Martin-led industry team completed delivery of the proposal today, June 8, to the MDA's Targets and Countermeasures Directorate in Huntsville, Ala.
The company stated that the contract will provide Medium-range Ballistic Missile (MRBM) Targets to support Ballistic Missile Defense System element and system flight tests. Requirements include development and manufacturing of MRBMs, integrated logistics support to include inventory storage and maintenance, pre- and post-mission analysis, launch preparation and execution and engineering services. The MDA issued the final request for proposal April 18 and anticipates contract award in 2012.
Lockheed Martin has named Brian Kelly program manager. Under the proposal, Lockheed Martin will perform engineering and program management in Huntsville and production in Courtland, Ala. The Lockheed Martin-led team includes: Cummings Aerospace, Huntsville; Davidson Technologies Inc., Huntsville; IERUS Technologies Inc., Huntsville; and Orbital Sciences Corporation, Chandler, Ariz.
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