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Tangled Web 2005: A Profile of the Missile Defense and Space Weapons Lobbies by William D. Hartung with Frida Berrigan, Michelle Ciarrocca, and Jonathan Wingo - November 2005
Background to NMD by former Trident scientist Robert Aldridge - includes information on the corporate players
The Marketing of Missile Defense 1994-2000
Raytheon Ships Second Ballistic Missile Defense System Radar - December 14 2006
USAF Awards GD Contract For Alternative Infrared Satellite System - December 12 2006
Lockheed Martin's Kirtland AFB division wins federal contract - April 11 2006
Missile Defense Agency gives Raytheon $48M for algorithm development - February 14 2006
Lockheed Martin to Build High Altitude Airship - December 12 2005
Boeing Adds Germany's LFK To 'Alliance Shield' Team Competing For NATO Missile Defense - November 3 2005
SAIC chases NATO BMD contract - November 1 2005
Northrop Grumman lands $1 billion missile defense deal - September 21 2005
Contract Award for NATO's TMD Programme - September 19 2005
Raytheon wins missile-defense contract - August 17 2006
Northrop to get $2.5 bln more for missile defense - August 16 2006
Lockheed Buys UK Defense Firm - August 16 2005
Northrop Grumman - Loaded on defense - August 7 2005
Raytheon Company Awarded $124.1 Million Standard Missile-3 Contract - July 22 2005
Horne Engineering Wins More GBM Missile Defense Contracts In Alaska - June 30 2005
Orbital Names Kadish to Board of Directors - June 30 2005
Tetra Tech Awarded $101M In Orders To Continue Supporting The MDA - June 23 2005
Herley Receives $1.2M Contract Award For U.S. Ballistic Missile Defense - June 23 2005
$6.5M More for SBIRS High Testing - June 17 2005
USAF Awards Raytheon $752M Contract For Taiwan Early Warning Radar - June 14 2005
Raytheon Awarded $260M Contract For BMDS Radar Contractor Logistics Support - June 10 2005
US House Budget Proposal Would Bar EADS From US Defense Contracts - May 24 2005
ManTech Awarded Two Task Orders For US Army Space Tech Apps - May 11 2005
MEMtronics Receives Missile Defense Agency Contract for Tunable Filter Development - March 20 2005
Boeing Missile Defense Contract - March 11 2005
Northrop Grumman IT to Test, Evaluate Army Lasers - March 7 2005
U.S. Strat Com Selects AtHoc(TM) for User Alerting System - March 2 2005
Northrop Grumman Awarded Airborne Laser and Sensor Contract by U.S. MDA - March 1 2005
Aerojet Wins Key Missile Defense Propulsion Work - December 2 2004
Paradigm Signs 15 Year Contract To Provide Mil Sat Coms To NATO - November 26 2004
Northrop Grumman awarded $470 Million contract to build Aegis Destroyer - November 16 2004
Alliant awarded missile defense contracts - November 10 2004
ATK Selected To Supply Solid Rocket Motor Sets For Missile Defense Program - November 10 2004
SpaceDev Awarded Phase II Of $43 Million MDA Contract - October 27 2004
Raytheon Delivers Deployment STANDARD Missile-3 Rounds to Missile Defense Agency - October 22 2004
Raytheon Delivers 100,000th Best of Breed Module in Support of Missile Defense Systems - October 12 2004
The Pentagon's Stealth Rainmaker - October 1 2004
CSC Wins DoD Contract to Support Joint Theater Air and Missile Defense Organization - October 1 2004
No bidding on 40% of Pentagon contracts - September 30 2004
NATO Awards Missile Work to Lockheed - September 29 2004
MEADS International Awarded $3 Billion System Development Contract - September 28 2004
Distributed Energy Systems Awarded SBIR Phase II Contract - September 24 2004
Distributed Energy Systems Awarded SBIR Phase II Contract - September 23 2004
Swales Aerospace Wins Missile Defense Agency Contract - September 20 2004
Fylingdales Contract - September 15 2004
Raytheon, EADS ST Sign Cooperative Agreement for Ballistic Missile Defense Interceptors - September 14 2004
Orbital's First Operational Missile Defense Interceptor Vehicle Emplaced In Silo At Fort Greely, Alaska - August 3 2004
Lockheed Martin and EADS exploring partnership on global missile defense initiatives - July 20 2004
European And Asian Firms Can Join Missile Defense Industry - July 20 2004
Europeans May Aid US Firms with 'Star Wars' - July 20 2004
Anteon Awarded $45m Contract to Support Aegis Ballistic Missile Defense Program - June 28 2004
Boeing gets $500 mln for airborne laser work- May 27 2004
Lockheed Martin Begins THAAD Missile Manufacturing in Troy, Alabama - May 26 2004
Lockheed Martin Receives Airborne Laser Turret Ball From Brashear LP - May 13 2004
EADS to win 3.0-billion-euro contract for 30 Ariane-5 rockets- May 10 2004
Lockheed Martin Offers Two Open Architecture Capabilities For Aegis - May 7 2004
Lockheed to create network for missile defense - May 6 2004
Raytheon Teams With COmpetition For Missile Defense - May 6 2004
Raytheon Teams With COmpetition For Missile Defense - May 5 2004
Lockheed to create network for missile defense - April 30 2004
Boeing MSA Contract - April 28 2004
Dynamics Research Corporation Wins Four-Year Contract with Missile Defense Agency - April 21 2004
URS Wins Navy Contract For Missile Defense Theater Managament - April 21 2004
Lockheed Martin To Upgrade Missile Defense Radar for US Marines - April 21 2004
Cray Inc. Wins Cray X1 Supercomputer Order for U.S. Army Space and Missile Defense Command - April 20 2004
Lockheed Martin Awarded $13.8 Million to Upgrade Missile Defense Radar for U.S. Marine Corps - April 15 2004
Boeing snags 189 million Pentagon space contract - March 31 2004
Lockheed Martin Taps Harris For Key Role On Space Based Radar Team - February 25 2004
United Defense Wins Ground Based Missile Defense Canister Contract from Boeing - February 19 2004
Lockheed Martin Receives $505 Million for PAC-3 Missile Production - February 19 2004
SI International Wins $6 Million Air Force Space Command Contract - February 16 2004
SI International Wins $6 Million Air Force Space Command Contract - February 12 2004
Lockheed Martin And Northrop Grumman Team Up For Space Satellite Radar Bid - February 9 2004
Making Money on Terrorism - February 5 2004
Cutting of Tax May Lure Boeing - February 2 2004
Biggest engine driver for Boeing now defense - January 31 2004
Schuylkill company's technology a boon on the battlefield - January 31 2004
Lockheed Martin Delivers Integrated Air and Space Command and Control Capability for Air Force, USSTRATCOM - January 30 2004
Lockheed teams with Northrop on new radar system - January 29 2004
Lockheed Martin Delivers First Major ISC2 Mission Release to Cheyenne Mountain - January 28 2004
USAF Awards $472 Million Deal For Transformational Comms Program - January 27 2004
Raytheon Reports Fourth Quarter 2003 EPS of $0.52 from Continuing OPerations - January 27 2004
Contractor faulted for letting workers tape together explosives from nuclear warhead - January 24 2004
Boeing, Lockheed to study laser tech - January 23 2004
Boeing Awarded $472 Million for Next-Generation Military Satellite System - January 23 2004
MD Contracts - January 22 2004
Northrop Grumman Receives Milsatcom Network Study Contract - January 19 2004
MDA Signs 4 RADARSAT-1 Data Agreement Renewals - January 12 2004
Lockheed Martin To Develop New Next Generation Missile Defense - January 8 2004
US Department of Defense Contracts - January 7 2004
Qwest wins a portion of $400 million U.S. contract - December 31 2003
US Defense Dept Contracts 974-03 - December 24 2003
US Defense Dept Contracts 971-03 - December 23 2003
Northrop Grumman Wins Billion Dollar Missile Defense Program - December 4 2003
Orbital Wins $400 Million In Missile Defense Contracts - December 4 2003
Lockheed Martin Displays Missile Defense Radar - December 4 2003
Northrop gets interceptor contract - December 3 2003
Lockheed Martin Delivers First Aegis Weapon System to Norway - December 3 2003
Boeing Fires Execs for Unethical Conduct - November 24 2003
Northrop Grumman Receives Defense Support Program Contract Extension - November 17 2003
Boone firm helps work on solar-powered blimp - November 13 2003
Boeing's British partner gets RAF contract - November 1 2003
US Missile Defense Contracts - October 31 2003
Palo Alto firm gets Defense pact - October 24 2003
Alaska companies gather $41.1 million in Boeing contracts - October 15 2003
Lockheed Martin Wins $812M Deal For Sea-Based Missile Defense - October 13 2003
SAIC Wins Space-Based Radar System Integration Contract - October 3 2003
US awards 500 million dollar contract for commercial satellite imagery - October 2 2003
Northrop Grumman To Develop Illuminator Laser For Missile Defense - September 18 2003
Harris Corporation Awarded $7.7 Million Contract By Boeing For U.S. Missile Defense Sea-based X-band Radar Program - September 17 2003
Top 50 Space Companies - September 14 2003
Air Force Awards Northrop Grumman Space Surveillance Contract - September 10 2003
Aerospace company awarded contract worth up to $8 million - September 7 2003
Critics howl, but Boeing deal for tankers still on - September 4 2003
Military Contracts - August 29 2003
Raytheon gets $881M missile interceptor contract - August 16 2003
Boeing to manufacture Arrow missile from 2004 - August 7 2003
US military gives $1 bln in Boeing work to Lockheed - July 24 2003
Boeing, Lockheed Offer NASA Two Choices for Nuclear Power - July 21 2003
Lockheed in $10B race for NASA Space Plane - July 10 2003
EADS Wins Development Share Of UK Missile Air Defense Project - July 2 2003
Lockheed Martin official calls for common US-European defense industry market - June 26 2003
Northrop Grumman Marks Five Years - June 25 2003
Lockheed Martin And BAE Systems To Partner On Missile Defense - June 24 2003
Spectrum Astro And Ohb-System Team Up For Space Defense Pitch - June 13 2003
Saab signs contract with Australian military - May 23 2003
PIT and Boeing to examine missile defence architecture - May 16 2003
DARPA Contracts Harris For Some More Innovative Space-Based Radar Antenna Research - April 30 2003
Raytheon Developing Morphing Wing Structures for Cruise Missiles - April 30 2003
DARPA Contracts Raytheon To Develop Next Generation Imagery Technology - April 30 2003
Boeing Signs Up For Some Major Laser Development - April 28 2003
Boeing Faces Regulatory Challenge - April 4 2003
Titan Awarded NRO Engineering Omnibus Contract - April 3 2003
Northrop Grumman And Raytheon To Compete For Kinetic Energy Interceptors - April 1 2003
Boeing Joins Team Seeking To Win New Mobile Satellite Comms - March 31 2003
SI International Wins Air Force Space Command Contract - March 25 2003
Orbital's Fortunes Launched Again - March 24 2003
Northrop Grumman And Raytheon Bid For Kinetic Energy Interceptor - March 7 2003
Countermeasure Systems Take Lead in Active EW Market - February 10 2003
Award Made After Boeing Spy Case - January 30 2003
Boeing awarded contract to develop sea-based missile defense radar - January 28 2003
Orbital gets$50 million top up for Ground-Based MD contracts - January 13 2003
Lockheed Martin Receives $341 Million Contract for PAC-3 Missile Production - January 7 2003
The Space Industry: Supporting U.S. Supremacy - November 2002
Pressure to mount for missile shield - November 1 2002
Southland Defense Industry Quietly Heeds War's Drumbeat - September 27 2002
US Army awards $626 million contract for missile site - September 25 2002
Where Has All the Air Force EELV Money Gone? - August 25 2002
TRW gets 4.5 billion dollar US satellite contract - August 24 2002
High-tech industry makes mark in US war - August 5 2002
The Empty Promise of Global Missile Defense - August 1 2002
Northrop Grumman To Fund New Global Hawk Demonstrator - July 26 2002
Domestic Axis of Influence Pushing Missile Defense - July 24 2002
Boeing, EADS Link in Defense System - July 23 2002
Boeing and EADS announce transatlantic partnership - July 23 2002
Boeing To Combine Space and Military Aircraft and Missile Units - July 10 2002
Northrop Grumman Set To Takeover TRW - July 1 2002
Military Speeds Up Contractor Help - June 18 2002
Northrop Grumman To Study Space-Based Radar Antenna Technology - June 5 2002
Profiting from arms sales and death - May 30 2002
Raytheon optics partner High-tech weapon - May 22 2002
Martin Receives $326M Contract for the PAC-3 Missile - March 26 2002
Lockheed, Boeing Head Missile Shield Drive - January 11 2002
Nader: Right-Left Coalition Denounces Boeing Corporate Welfare Deal - December 23 2001
The cold war is long over, but Star Wars goes on - December 21 2001
Honeywell wins US Air Force's Satellite Control Network contract - December 19 2001
Boeing rolls out big guns for battle over contracts - December 12 2001
The Real Rogues Behind Star War (pdf format) - October 2001
Raytheon Company: Selling the Star Wars Scam (pdf format) - October 2001
Prototype Missile Launched In Midcourse Missile Defense Test - August 31 2001
TRW Awarded $564 Million Missile Defense Contract - August 6 2001
Allies Join Pentagon Research on Zapping Missiles - August 4 2001
Army TACMS Block II Missile Developed By Lockheed Martin Successfully Completes Developmental Test - August 1 2001
Boeing moves 1000 Human Space Flight jobs - August 1 2001
Raytheon gets dissemination contract from NIMA - July 24 2001
Top Contributors to Politicians for Weapons Corporations - July 23 2001
Tangled Web: The Marketing of Missile Defense 1994-2000 by William D. Hartung and Michelle Ciarrocca
Sacramento's NMD connection - July 20 2001
Boeing Creates Missile Defense Systems Organization, Announces Locations - July 17 2001
Stennis completes first Hot-fire Test of Aerospike Engine Technology
Cray order for Missile Defense - July 13 2001
MEADS International signs risk reduction effort contract - July 12 2001
- July 12 2001
General Dynamics chooses LaBarge to support Aegis programme
Team Airborne Laser - July 11 2001
Lockheed Martin to upgrade Northern Hemisphere early warning system - July 10 2001
Logicon Software Controls Successful National Missile Defense Booster Verification Test - July 3 2001
CSC Wins Share of Ballistic Missile Defense Organization Program Agreement - June 26 2001
Boeing Airborne Laser Three Years Behind - June 21 2001
Lockheed unveils timetable on missile developments - June 18 2001
Tech firms fight for 'star wars' trade - June 18 2001
Raytheon to research airborne technology for NASA - April 24 2001
Raytheon to develop, validate Milstar upgrade for SMART-T - April 19 2001
Boeing considers feasibility of plasma-based weapons - March 28 2001
Lockheed Martin, Boeing join SBIRS Low Team - March 20 2001
Lockheed opens new Airborne Laser optical facility - February 23 2001
Boeing's Huntsville missile silo nears completion - February 20 2001
Pentagon Details Potential $13.7 Billion Deal - January 21 2001
Boeing May Look to Military, Space To Offset Drop in Commercial Sales - January 20 2001
Lockheed Martin wins NORAD upgrade contract - 8 September 2000
Boeing Plans Ads to Promote Missile Defense - June 16 2000
Boeing completes testing of tactical high energy laser - April 22 1999
Boeing May Benefit as Pentagon Seeks Missile Protection - December 24 1999