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Lockheed Martin plans Missile System Integration Lab in Huntsville

HUNTSVILLE, AlabamaLockheed Martin announced plans today to invest $16.5 million to open a new facility focusing on missile defense on its campus in Huntsville, another milestone marking the defense contractor’s growing footprint in Alabama.

The 25,000-square-foot Missile System Integration Lab (MSIL) facility will initially be used exclusively for development in Lockheed Martin’s Next Generation Interceptor (NGI) program, which based in Huntsville.

The program supports the Missile Defense Agency on the mission to protect the homeland against ballistic missile threats with a revolutionary weapon system based on cutting-edge digital tools.

“Lockheed Martin has had a presence in the Huntsville community since 1963, and the new facility adds to our advanced portfolio to ensure engineering rigor through ground testing and integration, validating our approach well before we flight test,” said Sarah Reeves, vice president of the Next Generation Interceptor Program at Lockheed Martin.

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