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  • 12 January 2016
    Equipment & technology

    The U.S. Navy and Missile Defense Agency (MDA) certified the latest evolution of the Aegis Combat System – called Baseline 9.C1 – for the U.S. destroyer fleet. The Aegis baseline, built by Lockheed Martin offers advanced defense capabilities and enhanced integration with other systems external to the ship. “The Aegis Combat System Baseline 9.C1 offers […]

  • 25 April 2019
    Authorities, Equipment & technology, Research & Development

    US destroyer USS Thomas Hudner (DDG 116) tested the new AEGIS Virtual Twin system, a prototype of the AEGIS virtual combat management system, in a March live-fire missile launch. Thomas Hudner’s crew operated the Virtual Twin to fire a missile against an incoming target, proving the Virtual Twin can control radars and missiles to execute […]

  • 27 June 2016
    Authorities, Equipment & technology, Industry news

    Lockheed Martin Mission Systems & Sensors has been awarded a $357 million contract for in-service work on the Advanced Electronic Guidance and Instrumentation System (AEGIS) for Japan’s Maritime Self Defense Force and the Norwegian Navy. Under the U.S. Navy-awarded contract, Lockheed will carry out combat systems engineering and computer program maintenance which includes annual inspection and regular overhaul execution support. […]

  • 16 May 2013
    Equipment & technology, Research & Development, Training & Education

    The Missile Defense Agency (MDA) and U.S. Navy sailors aboard the USS Lake Erie (CG-70) successfully conducted a flight test of the Aegis Ballistic Missile Defense (BMD) system, resulting in the intercept of a separating ballistic missile target over the Pacific Ocean by the Aegis BMD 4.0 Weapon System and a Standard Missile-3 (SM-3) Block […]

  • 17 November 2015
    Authorities, Equipment & technology, Industry news

    The U.S. Navy has awarded Lockheed Martin’s Mission Systems and Training division a $36,7 million modification to a previously awarded contract for Aegis Platform Systems Engineering Agent (PSEA) activities and Aegis Modernization Advanced Capability Build engineering. The Aegis PSEA manages the in-service combat systems configurations as well as the integration of new or upgraded capability into the CG57 class […]

  • 8 January 2014
    Equipment & technology, Industry news

    The U.S. Navy and global security and aerospace company Lockheed Martin have come up with an affordability approach that cuts costs of all phases of the recently-awarded contract for Aegis weapons systems, including production, integration and test. The $574 million contract stipulates the production of seven destroyers (DDGs 117-123) and an option for one Aegis […]

  • 6 October 2014
    Authorities, Equipment & technology

    Lockheed Martin, Mission Systems and Training, Moorestown, New Jersey, is being awarded a $26,2 million modification to a previously awarded contract to incrementally fund the Aegis Platform Systems Engineering Agent (PSEA) activities and Aegis Modernization Advanced Capability Build engineering. The Aegis PSEA manages the in-service combat systems configurations as well as the integration of new or upgraded […]

  • 29 August 2016
    Equipment & technology

    With destroyer NUSHIP Hobart set to commence contractor sea trials next month before being delivered to the Royal Australian Navy next year, many of the growing number of the ship’s company have already undertaken AEGIS combat system training in the United States. Some of them were able to hone these skills onboard a US Navy […]

  • 26 March 2014
    Equipment & technology, Industry news

    Lockheed Martin Mission Systems and Training has won a USD 93 million worth modification to previously awarded contract to exercise options for production of Aegis Ashore Missile Defense System (AAMDS) in Poland and to provide multi-year procurement funding for Aegis Weapon System (AWS) MK 7 equipment sets.   The option for Aegis Ashore assembly is […]

  • 5 March 2020
    Authorities, Equipment & technology, Vessels

    BAE Systems has been awarded a five-year USD 188.2 million contract to provide the US Navy’s AEGIS Technical Representative (AEGIS TECHREP) organization with critical large-scale system engineering, integration, and testing expertise for the AEGIS weapons and combat systems aboard US Navy surface combatant ships. As part of the deal, BAE Systems will provide the US […]

  • 3 October 2017
    Authorities, Equipment & technology

    The Australian Navy’s fleet of Future Frigates are to be equipped with the Aegis combat systems, the Australian government announced on October 3. The Aegis will be coupled with a tactical interface developed by SAAB Australia. The government said this decision is aimed at maximizing the frigate’s air warfare capabilities. “The Future Frigates will be […]

  • 18 May 2012
    Equipment & technology, Industry news

    Lockheed Martin’s  Aegis Combat System recently demonstrated simultaneous anti-air warfare and ballistic missile defense capabilities during its first integrated air and missile defense test. The successful test verified the capabilities of the most recent upgrade to the Aegis system, known as Baseline 9, which will provide integrated air and missile defense for the U.S. Navy’s […]

  • 21 June 2012
    Equipment & technology, Industry news

    Moorestown based Lockheed Martin Mission Systems and Sensors is being awarded a USD 21,093,600 modification to previously awarded contract by the Naval Sea Systems Command. The contract envisages technical engineering and maintenance of Navy Aegis sites in support of Aegis combat system development. In addition, the contract framework underlies testing efforts for new construction DDG […]

  • 12 June 2013
    Equipment & technology, Industry news

    Lockheed Martin Mission Systems and Training, based in Moorestown, New Jersey, has been assigned with a contract modification to exercise options for fiscal 2013 Aegis Platform Systems Engineering Agent activities and Aegis Modernization Advanced Capability Build engineering. The cost-plus-fixed-fee, cost-plus-award-fee contract is worth USD 19.2 million. The Platform Systems Engineering Agent manages the in-service combat […]

  • 20 January 2015
    Authorities, Equipment & technology, Research & Development

    The U.S. Navy has awarded BAE Systems a five-year contract to provide critical system engineering, integration, and testing expertise for the Aegis Combat System on board surface ships. The initial award is valued at $23 million with the total value of the five-year contract estimated at $120 million. DeEtte Gray, president of BAE Systems’ Intelligence […]

  • 19 November 2014
    Authorities, Equipment & technology, Research & Development

    Lockheed Martin, Mission Systems and Training, is being awarded a $15,5 million modification to previously awarded contract to incrementally fund the Aegis Platform Systems Engineering Agent (PSEA) activities and Aegis Modernization Advanced Capability Build (ACB) engineering. The Aegis PSEA manages the in-service combat systems configurations as well as the integration of new or upgraded capability into the […]

  • 18 April 2012
    Equipment & technology

    The U.S. Navy awarded Raytheon Company  a $106.4 million modification to a previously awarded contract for the production of Aegis-related equipment, including the AN/SPY-1(D)V radar transmitter and MK99 Mod 14 Fire Control System. With this modification, Raytheon will continue its long history of reliable manufacturing of these two essential components, which are critical to Aegis’ […]

  • 4 September 2012
    Equipment & technology

    Russia will have own sea-based missile defense system analogous to American Aegis, Anatoly Shlemov, head of state defense order department… [mappress] Source: rusnavy, Septembar 4, 2012

  • 10 April 2013
    Training & Education

    Sailors aboard the Ticonderoga class guided-missile Cruiser USS Chancellorsville(CG 62) completed a live-fire test of the ship’s enhanced Aegis Combat System, during an at-sea test scenario April 2. Chancellorsville launched one Standard Missile 2 (SM-2) at an aerial drone where Aegis successfully detected, tracked and engaged the medium-altitude subsonic drone. This was the first time […]

  • 25 December 2013
    Equipment & technology, Industry news, Training & Education

    Lockheed Martin has received a 37.13 million contract to incrementally fund the Aegis Platform Systems Engineering Agent (PSEA) activities and Aegis Modernization Advanced Capability Build engineering. The Aegis PSEA manages in-service combat systems configurations and integration of new or upgraded capability into the US Navy’s CCG57 and DDG51 classes of ships. The CCG57 is a […]

  • 19 October 2016
    Authorities, Equipment & technology, Industry news, Training & Education

    Australian naval officers recently graduated from a two month Aegis combat systems course at the Combat Systems Engineering Development Site (CSEDS) in New Jersey, United States. The officers learned to use the Aegis Combat System that is installed onboard the RAN’s newest Air Warfare Destroyer, the future HMAS Hobart. Lockheed Martin and government civilians supported the […]

  • 30 March 2016
    Authorities, Equipment & technology

    Royal Australian Navy’s first Aegis-equipped Air Warfare Destroyer (AWD), HMAS Hobart, has begun integration and testing of the installed combat system. Testing will be facilitated by Lockheed Martin engineers and technicians who are responsible for testing the Aegis Combat System to ensure the equipment is properly installed and functional. A computer-based command and decision element forms the core […]

  • 25 February 2015
    Authorities, Equipment & technology, Research & Development, Training & Education

    The Missile Defense Agency (MDA) and Sailors aboard the USS CARNEY (DDG-64), USS GONZALEZ (DDG-66) and USS BARRY (DDG-52) successfully completed a flight test yesterday involving the Aegis Ballistic Missile Defense (BMD) weapon system. At approximately 2:30 a.m. EST, three short-range ballistic missile targets were launched near-simultaneously from NASA’s Wallops Flight Facility, Virginia. Two Aegis BMD […]

  • 8 October 2013
    Equipment & technology, Industry news

    The main radar tower for the first of Australia’s three Air Warfare Destroyers, Hobart, has been successfully lifted into position. Australian Minister for Defence Senator David Johnston confirmed progress on the Hobart was well advanced, with the Air Warfare Destroyer (AWD) Alliance successfully lifting the Aegis tower onto the ship structure.  “The Aegis tower is […]

  • 21 April 2011
    Equipment & technology

    The U.S. Navy, supported by Lockheed Martin , has installed the Aegis Combat System aboard two new Navy destroyers, USS Gravely (DDG 107) and USS Jason Dunham (DDG 109). The Aegis Combat Systems aboard the ships have also been certified as fully operational through the tests known as Combat Systems Ship Qualification Trials. During the […]

  • 16 January 2013
    Industry news

    Raytheon Company  is observing a significant program milestone, its 40th year as the U.S. Navy’s provider of AN/SPY-1 radar transmitters and MK99 Fire Control Systems for the Navy’s AEGIS weapon system. Both critical components of the weapon system, the AN/SPY-1 radar and MK99 perform the search, track and missile guidance functions for AEGIS, the shield […]

  • 18 December 2017
    Authorities, Equipment & technology, Vessels

    The US Naval Sea Systems Command has awarded Lockheed Martin a $135.8 contract for work on the development and integration of the Aegis Baseline 9 systems for Japan Maritime Self Defense Force destroyers. The Baseline 9/BMD 5.1 variant is referred to as J7 for Japanese destroyers. The contract award follows a test from February this year which marked […]

  • 27 October 2017
    Industry news

    Marking the 20th anniversary of their collaboration on naval projects, Lockheed Martin and Navantia signed a new memorandum of agreement (MoA) to continue their cooperation on new naval projects. Under the agreement, the two companies will collaborate to explore mutually beneficial new business opportunities in the areas of surface ships and naval combat systems. Navantia […]

  • 6 May 2016
    Authorities, Industry news

    The U.S. Navy has awarded BAE Systems a $29.4 million contract to maintain the USS Gettysburg (CG 64). The contract includes options that if exercised would raise the total value to $31.8 million. The special selected restricted availability of the Ticonderoga-class guided missile cruiser will begin in June and be completed in December. BAE Systems’ […]