Cobham wins US missile defence agency task orders

Sparta, doing business as Cobham Analytic Solutions, has been awarded nine task orders supporting the Missile Defence Agency (MDA) worth $227m (£139m) over two years.

The task order awards were competed under the MDA Engineering and Support Services (MiDAESS) omnibus contract vehicle and covers support in the areas of weapons engineering; flight test; command, control and communications battle management; operations support; modelling and simulation; component test, facilities and laser system engineering; and space system engineering.