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Lockheed Martin Receives GPS Contract Modification

December 13, 2013

Lockheed Martin Corp, Newton, Pa., has been awarded a $200,700,415 cost-plus-incentive-fee modification (P00276) on an existing contract (FA8807-08-C-0010) for GPS III space vehicles 05 and 06. The Air Force Space and Missile Systems Center Contracting Directorate, Los Angeles Air Force Base, Calif., is the contracting activity.

Iridium Satellite Awarded Sole-Source Contract

October 25, 2013
George I. Seffers

Iridium Satellite LLC, McLean, Va. was awarded a $7,241,112 sole-source contract for hardware and software repairs, maintenance, Gateway Technical Assistance Center support and Information Assurance Vulnerability Alert services for the Enhanced Mobile Satellite Services Defense Department Gateway Iridium components. The total potential contract term is for five years to include a one-year base period and four one-year options. The total potential value of this contract is $38,000,004, with the base and each option year period including both firm-fixed-price and cost-reimbursable contract line items. The Defense Information Technology Contracting Organization-National Capital Region is the contracting activity (HC1047-13-C-4037). 

Honeywell Receives Satellite Control Network Contract Modification

September 13, 2013
George I. Seffers

Honeywell Technology Solutions Inc., Colorado Springs, Colo., has been awarded a $550,355,001 modification (P00098) to indefinite delivery/indefinite-quantity contract (F04701-02-D-0006) to provide for system and maintenance engineering, network support integration, on-site and off-site depot level maintenance, and software maintenance of the Air Force Satellite Control Network. This modification is to exercise contract option period three, contract line item numbers (CLIN 301-311), cost-plus-award-fee, cost-reimbursable, firm-fixed-price in accordance with SMC-B3 option period three (August 2000) for fiscal 2014-2016. The Space and Missile Systems Center, Peterson Air Force Base, Colo., is the contracting activity.

Lockheed Martin Supports Space Based Infrared System

July 1, 2013
George I. Seffers

Lockheed Martin Space Systems Co., Sunnyvale, Calif., has been awarded a $75,230,383 modification to the existing fiscal 2013-2016 Contractor Logistics Support, Legacy Sustainment, and Combined Task Force Support contract for the Space Based Infrared System Survivable Endurable Evolution (S2E2), Increment 1. The total cumulative face value of the contract is $181,098,565. This contract modification is for permanent sustainment modifications to the current Mobile Ground System (MGS) to enable processing of Defense Support Program and SBIRS geosynchronous orbit satellites mission data and to perform limited contingency SBIRS GEO satellite commanding. This project also replaces the existing Intermediate Maintenance Facility with the Maintenance and Operations Support Suite used for pre-deployment preparation on the S2E2 MGS Force Packages, and to provide maintainer and limited operator training. The Air Force Space and Missile Systems Center Infrared Space Systems Directorate Contracting Division is the contracting activity.  

Lockheed Martin GPS III Contract Modified

February 22, 2013
George I. Seffers

Lockheed Martin Corp., Space Systems, Newton, Pa., is being awarded a $58,237,713 contract modification for Global Positioning System III Space Vehicles 7 and 8 long lead items. The contracting activity is the Space and Missile Systems Center, Los Angeles Air Force Base, Calif.   

Boeing Awarded Space Based Surveillance Systems Contract Modification

December 26, 2012
George I. Seffers

The Boeing Co., Seal Beach, Calif., is being awarded a $12,487,949 cost-plus-award-fee contract modification for maintenance and operations services for the development and delivery of the logistics infrastructure for the Space Based Space Surveillance Block 10 System. The contracting activity is the Space and Missile Systems Center, Los Angeles Air Force Base, Calif.

NASA Seeks Small Satellite Solutions

February 6, 2012

Got a good idea for a small satellite? NASA has issued a broad agency announcement seeking low-cost flight demonstration proposals for small satellites, which generally weigh less than 400 pounds and are usually launched as secondary payloads.

Boeing to Retrofit Satellites

August 23, 2011
By George Seffers

Boeing Satellite Systems Incorporated, El Segundo, California, is being awarded an almost $9 million fixed-price contract modification to retrofit the Block II space vehicles with radio frequency bypass out-of-band cascading filter solutions. Space and Missile Systems Center, El Segundo, California, is the contracting activity.

View From Space To Keep Israel Safe

March 25, 2011
By Beverly Schaeffer

Israel overcomes geographic limitations to its security, defense and scientific endeavors by reaching for the sky-space, in particular-with upgraded and innovative new satellite technologies.


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