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Lockheed Martin Awarded $1.86 Billion SBIRS Contract

June 25, 2014

The U.S. Air Force Space Command's Space and Missile Systems Center awarded a $1.86 billion contract to Lockheed Martin Space Systems, Sunnyvale, Calif., for production of the fifth and sixth Space Based Infrared System geosynchronous missile-warning satellites. SBIRS is the next-generation strategic missile-warning system replacing the 1970s Defense Support Program constellation. SBIRS continuously delivers global, overhead, persistent, taskable infrared surveillance capabilities to meet 21st-century demands for early warning of missile launches, while simultaneously supporting other critical missions including missile defense, technical intelligence and battle space awareness. The SBIRS objective constellation consists of four GEO satellites, two highly elliptical earth orbit payloads and associated ground infrastructure. The fifth and sixth satellites will replenish on-orbit satellites in the constellation in order to maintain the required operational mission capabilities. The SBIRS program is led by the Infrared Space Systems Directorate at the U.S. Air Force Space and Missile Systems Center. The contract award realized more than $1 billion in savings as a result of the block-buy contracting approach and a range of planned production and management efficiencies, according to an Air Force announcement.

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 Awarded Space Based Infrared Systems Funding

March 18, 2013
George I. Seffers

 
Lockheed Martin Space Systems Company, Sunnyvale, Calif., is being awarded a $105,868,182 cost-plus incentive-fee and fixed-price incentive-firm contract for contractor logistics support, legacy sustainment and combined task force support for the Space Based Infrared Systems. The contracting activity is the Space and Missile Systems Center, Los Angeles Air Force Base, Calif.  

Lockheed Awarded Space-Based Infrared Systems Funds

December 21, 2012
George I. Seffers

 
Lockheed Martin Space Systems Co., Sunnyvale, Calif., is being awarded a $66,645,714 contract modification for initial non-recurring engineering for the Space-Based Infrared Systems GEO 5-6 program. The contracting activity is the Space and Missile Systems Center, Los Angeles Air Force Base, Calif.  

Space Based Infrared System Contract Modified

September 26, 2012
George I. Seffers

Lockheed Martin Space Systems Co., Sunnyvale, Calif., is being awarded a $54,241,120.00 contract modification for sustainment support for the Space Based Infrared System. The contracting activity is the U.S. Air Force Space and Missile Systems Center, Los Angeles Air Force Base, Calif.

Space Based Infrared System Contract Modified

July 21, 2011
By George Seffers

Lockheed Martin Corporation, Sunnyvale, California, is receiving a more than $24 million modification for the existing engineering, manufacturing and development contract for the Space Based Infrared System (SBIRS) high component. This fiscal 2011 contract action will incorporate both hardware and software modifications, which provide the groundwork for the overall SBIRS Survivable/Endurable Evolution (S2E2) program upgrade for fiscal 2012 and beyond. The contractor will perform a fiscal 2011 antenna platform subsystems vendor selection and provide sustainment support to the SBIRS program with a mobile ground system second path radio upgrade and S2E2 fiscal 2011 engineering and labs development. The Space and Missile Systems Center, Los Angeles Air Force Base, California, is the contracting activity.

Lockheed Receives Additional $460 Million for Space Based Infrared System

April 5, 2011
By George Seffers

Lockheed Martin Corporation, Sunnyvale, California is being awarded a $460 million contract modification to the engineering, manufacturing, and development contract for the Space Based Infrared System (SBIRS). The modification revises the ground development and delivery strategy and ultimately implements a more flexible ground infrastructure. It also delivers block 10 of ground systems capability and is built upon a smart architecture that allows the four different mission areas to be segregated to achieve future sustainment efficiencies and enable independent evolution of capability. The block 10 delivery provides an interface for other users as a critical step in ensuring that the SBIRS data is available to a large community of users for both real-time activities as well off-line analysis. The contracting activity is the Space and Missile Systems Center, Los Angeles Air Force Base, California.

Lockheed Receives Nearly $35 Million SBIRS Payload 3 Contract Modification

July 21, 2010
By George Seffers

Lockheed Martin Corp., Sunnyvale, California, was awarded a $34.8 million contract modification, which will exercise the fourth option for Space Based Infrared Systems Highly Elliptical Earth Orbit Payload 3 launch and early on-orbit support.  Space Based Infrared Systems Wing, Los Angeles Air Force Base, California, is the contracting activity.

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