US Missile Defense Agency awards HBTSS Phase IIa contracts

December 3, 2019

Air Force Technology:

The US Missile Defense Agency (MDA) has awarded contracts to Northrop Grumman, L3Harris, Raytheon, and Leidos for the second phase of the Hypersonic and Ballistic Tracking Space Sensor (HBTSS) programme.

MDA received 12 proposals for the Phase IIa Prototype Payload Design and Signal-chain Processing Demonstration.

Under the other transaction authority award, Northrop Grumman and the other three firms will demonstrate a prototype payload design for the HBTSS programme.

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