Air Force Space and Missile Systems Center

September 21, 2015

The Aerospace Corp., El Segundo, California, has been awarded an $828,255,889 modification (P00037) to the previously awarded contract FA8802-14-C-0001 for systems engineering and integration support for the national space community. Contractor will provide systems engineering, integration management, technical performance analysis and assessment, monitoring of launch vehicle and satellite processing, and verifying launch readiness. Work will be performed at El Segundo, California, and is expected to be complete by Sept. 30, 2016. Fiscal 2016 research and development funds are being used, and no funds were obligated at the time of award.

May 29, 2015

The U.S. Air Force Space and Missile Systems Center (SMC) awarded the Combined Orbital Operations Logistics Sustainment (COOLS) contract to Lockheed Martin Space Systems Company, Sunnyvale, California, the company recently announced. The COOLS contract is valued at $735,514,938. The COOLS contract will provide operations and sustainment support for the Advanced Extremely High Frequency (AEHF), Milstar Block I/II, and Defense Satellite Communications System III (DSCS III) constellations. The SMC’s Military Satellite Communications Systems Directorate will manage the contract. 

May 11, 2015

LinQuest Corp., Los Angeles, California, has been awarded a firm fixed price $42,000,000 task order to previously awarded contract FA8819-15-F-0001 for advisory and assistance support. Contract will provide advisory and assistance services to Los Angeles Air Force Base’s Space Superiority Directorate’s Advanced Systems and Space Situational Awareness divisions. This will include support with modernization planning, acquisition intelligence, systems engineering, technical acquisition, technical baseline management, and test and evaluation. Work will be performed at El Segundo, California, and is expected to be complete by May 31, 2020.

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.

June 1, 2011
By Henry Kenyon

Lt. Gen. Ellen M. Pawlikowski, USAF, has been assigned commander, Air Force Space and Missile Systems Center, Los Angeles Air Force Base, California.