by Geoff Ziezulewicz
Washington (UPI) Aug 10, 2016
Lockheed Martin Missions Systems and Training has been awarded a $36 million U.S. Missile Defense Agency contract to install Aegis Ashore equipment in Poland.
The contract covers installation, integration and testing of Aegis Ashore equipment in a deckhouse and deckhouse support building.
Work will be performed at the Aegis site in Poland and is expected to be completed by December 2018.
The Missile Defense Agency is the contracting activity.
Aegis Ashore is the land-based component of the Aegis Ballistic Missile Defense System.
The land-based Aegis system is designed to be removable to support worldwide deployment.
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