Lockheed Martin Receives $30 Million Contract for Air Force Self-Awareness Space Situational Awareness Program

November 5, 2008
By Katie Packard

Lockheed Martin has received a $30 million U.S. Air Force contract for the development phase of the self-awareness space situational awareness technology demonstration program. Lockheed Martin will develop a technology demonstration payload to provide tactical space situational awareness with dedicated communications. The surveillance system will increase critical awareness of threats to U.S. satellites and will demonstrate the capability to control and manage up to eight instruments for operational systems implementation.

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