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Lockheed Awarded Nearly $2 Billion for Satellite Production Launch Operations

January 2, 2013
George I. Seffers

 
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.

John Hopkins Lab Awarded Weather Satellite Contract

December 26, 2012
George I. Seffers

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 Awarded $249 Million Satellite Antenna Contract

June 28, 2012
By George Seffers

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 Receives Space Vehicle Contract

May 11, 2012
By George Seffers

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.

Boeing to Provide Satellite Launch Operations and Support

May 11, 2012
By George Seffers

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 to Support GPS On-orbital Operations

May 2, 2012
By George Seffers

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. Under a separate $8,403,514 contract announced the same day, the company will provide daily technical support, data evaluation and continuing space segment to the control segment interface. Space and Missile Systems Center, Peterson Air Force Base, Colorado, is the contracting activity.

Lockheed to Launch Geosynchronous Earth Orbit Satellite

April 2, 2012
By George Seffers

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 Receives $312 Million AEHF Contract Modification

December 5, 2011
By George Seffers

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. Additional supported tasks including hardware, software, training and logistics support, technical order maintenance, system security and information assurance engineering, coordination with the Milstar O&M contractor, satellite database updates for Milstar and AEHF, and on-site technical support for satellite operations at Schriever Air Force Base, Colorado, and Vandenberg Air Force Base, California, as well as support for AEHF and Milstar combined constellation integration transition and test activities. The Air Force Space and Missile Systems Center, Military Satellite Communications Systems Directorate, Los Angeles, California, is the contracting activity.

Northrop Grumman to Support Spacecraft Bus and Sensor

September 26, 2011
By George Seffers

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 Awarded American Forces Radio and Television Contract

April 29, 2011
By George Seffers

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.

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