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US defence companies awarded MDA contracts

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WASHINGTON (BNS): The US Missile Defense Agency has awarded Boeing Company the Ground-based Midcourse Defence (GMD) Development and Sustainment Contract (DSC).

The total value of this contract is $3,480,000,000. The scope of work under the seven-year contract includes future development, testing, systems engineering, training and operations and sustainment support for the GMD Weapon System and associated support facilities, the Department of Defence said.

US defence major Lockheed Martin Space Systems Company was given a sole-source letter contract at a total not-to-exceed price of $1,960,000,000 to supply two Terminal High Altitude Area Defense Weapon Systems (THAAD) and provide support services under a Foreign Military Sale to the United Arab Emirates (UAE).

Raytheon Company's Integrated Defense Systems, was also given a sole-source letter contract, with a not-to-exceed value of $582,516,377, as an undefinitized contract action (UCA) to provide two AN/TPY-2 radars to UAE.



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