It will not be long before adversaries narrow the superiority gap the United States holds over others in satellite technology. Rivals are unencumbered by bureaucratic stagnation and can rapidly leverage commercial technology for military use, according to one panelist speaking at the Satellite 2015 symposium in Washington D.C.
Lockheed Martin Space Systems Co., Sunnyvale, Calif., is being awarded a $1,936,500,000 contract modification for advanced extremely high vehicle space vehicle 5 and 6 production launch operations. The contracting activity is the Space and Missile Systems Center, Los Angeles Air Force Base, Calif.
The John Hopkins University-Applied Physics Laboratory, Laurel, Md., is being awarded a $9,403,639 cost-plus-fixed-fee contract for support to the Weather Satellite Follow-on Broad Agency Announcement. The contracting activity is Space and Missile Systems Center, Los Angeles Air Force Base, Calif.
Lockheed Martin Corporation, Sunnyvale, California, is being awarded a $249 million firm-fixed-price contract to purchase Space Vehicle 5/6 production electronic/antenna fabrication and flight materials. Space and Missile Systems Center, Los Angeles Air Force Base, California, is the contracting activity.
Lockheed Martin Corporation, Lockheed Martin Space Systems Company, Sunnyvale, California, is being awarded a $13,500,000 firm-fixed-price contract for Space Vehicle 5/6 production gimbal mechanism and beam select switch parts. Space and Missile Systems Center Military Satellite Communications Systems, El Segundo, California, is the contracting activity.
The Boeing Company, Seal Beach, California, is being awarded a $14,280,627 cost-plus-award-fee modification contract for seven space vehicle contract line item numbers to include launch operations support and on-orbit operations support. Space and Missile Systems Center Global Positioning Wing, El Segundo, California, is the contracting activity.
Lockheed Martin Corporation, Newtown, Pennsylvania, is being awarded an $8,403,514 fixed-price incentive firm contract for on-orbital operations support of the GPS IIR/IIR-M satellite constellation. Support to be provided will be daily technical support, data evaluation and trending, anomaly resolution, spacecraft processor software maintenance and continuing space segment to the control segment interface.
Lockheed Martin Corporation, Santa Clara, California, is being awarded a $54,269,712 cost-plus-award-fee contract to exercise the contract line item number 0013 option for Geosynchronous Earth Orbit Satellite 3 launch and early on-orbit support. Space and Missile Systems Center, Los Angeles Air Force Base, El Segundo, California, is the contracting activity.
Lockheed Martin Space Systems Corporation, Sunnyvale, California, is being awarded a $312.2 million cost-plus-incentive-fee contract modification for engineering support for the Advanced Extremely High Frequency (AEHF) satellite program from December 1, 2011 to December 31, 2014. Support is provided for on-orbit anomaly resolution and investigation, flight and payload software sustainment following the completion of on-orbit test, Networked AEHF System Tested tool sustainment, mission control familiarization, and development test.
Northrop Grumman Space and Mission Systems, Redondo Beach, California, is being awarded a $39,501,564 cost-plus-award-fee contract modification to exercise the option for the defense on-orbit support and sustainment contract providing fiscal 2012 on-orbit sustainment for both the Defense Support Program sensor and spacecraft bus. The Space and Missile Systems Center, Los Angeles Air Force Base, California, is the contracting activity.
Intelsat General Corporation, Bethesda, Maryland, was recently awarded a contract potentially worth $145 million for the American Forces Radio and Television Service Global Satellite Services Program. The contract provides worldwide commercial telecommunications services to include: C- and Ku-band satellite resources; land earth stations; terrestrial backhauls; and bandwidth management services. The Defense Information Technology Contracting Organization, Scott Air Force Bass, Illinois, is the contracting activity.
Inmarsat Navigation Ventures Limited, London, England, is being awarded an $18 million contract to develop and certify a transceiver terminal for the Inmarsat Broadband Global Area Network (BGAN) service provided by the I-4 constellation that is capable of operation from onboard a low earth orbit satellite; make appropriate modifications to the BGAN network to support space-based terminal equipment; support the integration of the space-based BGAN terminal with a government demonstration satellite; and support the on-orbit connecti
TeleCommunication Systems, Inc., has received a $9.8 million order for support equipment and maintenance of Secret Internet Protocol Router and Non-secure Internet Protocol Router Access Point (SNAP) very small aperture terminal satellite systems. The order is valued at nearly $10 million if all options are exercised. The U.S.
Integral Systems, Inc., Columbia, Maryland, was awarded a contract modification of more than $13 million, which will extend the contract for the command and control system-consolidated program by one year to accommodate launch delays on the Advanced Extremely High Frequency Space Vehicles 1, 2 and 3. Space & Missiles System Center, Military Satellite Communications Systems Wing, Los Angeles Air Force Base, Calif., is the contracting office.