posted on Dec, 31 2011 @ 12:53 AM
"Boeing won a $3.48 billion contract to retain its leading role in building a U.S. shield against long-range ballistic missiles, defeating rival
Lockheed Martin Corp., officials said Dec. 30
The U.S. Missile Defense Agency announced the decision for the seven-year contract in which Boeing will test, engineer and manufacture the system
designed to thwart potential attacks from intercontinental ballistic missiles."
Boeing Wins Contract for U.S. Missile Shield
"The Pentagon awarded U.S. defense giant Lockheed Martin Corp. with a $1.96 billion contract Dec. 30 to supply the United Arab Emirates with a
missile defense system.
Under the contract, Lockheed will deliver two Terminal High Altitude Area Defense or Thaad systems that include radar, interceptors and launchers,
according to a Pentagon statement. "
Lockheed Wins Contract for UAE Anti-Missile System