Lockheed Martin has won a contract worth $18 million in foreign military sales to provide the United Arab Emirates (UAE) with ground components for its Terminal High Altitude Area Defense (THAAD) system.
"Lockheed Martin Corp., Space Systems Co., Sunnyvale, California, is being awarded an $18,861,310 modification to previously awarded contract for the United Arab Emirates Terminal High Altitude Area Defense (THAAD) ground components under a foreign military sales [contract]," the US Department of Defense said in a press release Wednesday. "The value of this contract is increased from $449,084,987 to $467,946,297."
THAAD ground components consist of a truck mounted rocket launcher, radar system and communications links that hook up with other ballistic missile defense systems within THAAD's range of operations, according to published US Missile Defense documentation.
Lockheed Martin has received a potential $112 million contract modification from the US Missile Defense Agency (MDA) to continue to provide field support services for the Terminal High Altitude Area Defense system (THAAD). The modification increases the contracts total value from $449 million to $561
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Lockheed Martin has been awarded two contracts worth $286 million from the US Missile Defense Agency for THAAD missile systems. The US firm was awarded a contract worth $273,470,000 for the Missile Defense Agency Terminal High Altitude Area Defense Lot 9 Interceptors, the US Department of Defense announced Tuesday
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South Korea plans to conduct additional environmental impact assessment of Terminal High Altitude Area Defense (THAAD) missile defense system. The defense ministry will decide whether to fully deploy the THAAD missile on its soil only after general environmental survey and is expect to take several months
South Korean ministry of defense (MoD) has called off plans to measure electromagnetic waves emitting from the radar of US Terminal High Altitude Area Defense (THAAD) missile defense system deployed in the nation. The plan was called off amid the oppositions from anti-THAAD residents and peace activists, Defense Ministry spokesman Moon Sang-kyun was quoted as saying during a press briefing by
The US Terminal High Altitude Area Defense (THAAD) missile defense system successfully intercepted its target during a test run over the Pacific Ocean. "The successful demonstration of THAAD against an (Intermediate Range Ballistic Missile) IRBM-range missile threat bolsters the country's defensive capability against developing missile threats in North Korea and other countries," the US Missile Defense Agency said in a statement on Tuesday
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