Air Force awards ICBM sustainment contract to BAE Systems

By Shelley K. Mesch / June 27, 2022 at 12:05 PM

BAE Systems received an 18-year, $12 billion contract to continue supporting the Air Force’s Intercontinental Ballistic Missile inventory, the company announced Monday.

It will provide systems engineering, integration and test support for the Minuteman III and Sentinel, formerly known as Ground Based Strategic Deterrent. BAE will also provide program management, acquisition, research and administrative support for the integrated life cycle acquisition and sustainment of current and next-generation ICBMs.

BAE has worked on sustainment of Minuteman III and acquisition for Sentinel for the past eight years.