FAIRBANKS - A partnership headed by Boeing and the Northrop Grumman Corporation has announced the team that it has formed to pursue the U.S. Missile Defense Agency’s ground-based midcourse defense contract. The contract includes work at the missile defense installation at Fort Greely near Delta Junction.

The team includes 16 partner companies to Boeing and Northrop Grumman, including two Alaska companies — Delta Industrial Services in Delta Junction and Alaska Metrology Calibration Services in Anchorage.

Other partners include All Points Logistics of Titusville, Fla.; Davidson Technologies of Huntsville, Ala.; DESE Research of Huntsville; Dynetics of Huntsville; Harris Corp.

of Melbourne, Fla.; Issac Corp. of Colorado Springs, Colo.; Jeskell Inc. Seattle; nLogic and Huntsville; Orbital Sciences Corp. of Chandler, Ariz.; Oregon Iron Works of Clackamas, Ore.; Penta Research of Huntsville; Raytheon Missile Systems of Tucson, Ariz.; Trident Group of Madison, Ala.; and Victory Solutions of Huntsville.

The Missile Defense Agency in 2001 selection Boeing to lead the GMD industry.