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Harris Offers Digital Navigation Tech for Air Force’s GPS III Program

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TYSONS CORNER, VA, February 2, 2016 — Harris Corp. (NYSE: HRS) has unveiled a new digital satellite navigation technology that the company plans to include in its bid for the U.S. Air Force‘s future Global Positioning System III, ExecutiveBiz reported Monday. The company said Monday the GPS offering features Exelis‘ digital navigation signal technology …

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Rick Ambrose: Lockheed Martin-Built GPS III Satellite Concludes Thermal Vacuum Test

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TYSONS CORNER, VA, January 15, 2016 — Rick Ambrose, executive vice president of Lockheed Martin‘s (NYSE: LMT) space systems segment, said the first GPS III satellite has completed a thermal vacuum test as part of the U.S. Air Force’s program, ExecutiveBiz reported Thursday. Space News reported Wednesday the test works to identify …

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Weekly Roundup Nov 16 – Nov 20 2015: A Post-Paris Look at the Global Arms Trade & More

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Weekly Roundup Nov 16 – Nov 20 2015 Click here to see Real-Time GovCon Sector Quotes A Note From Our President & Founder Jim Garrettson Investors made a sharp turn this week to defense and other government contracting stocks after the Friday Paris attacks in anticipation of increased activity in the global weapons market. The GovCon …

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Raytheon Delivers GPS III Control Hardware

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TYSONS CORNER, VA May 18, 2015 — Executive Mosaic — Raytheon (NYSE: RTN) has delivered the hardware for the GPS OCX controls to Schriver Air Force Base in Colorado, ExecutiveBiz reported Friday. GPS OCX functions as GPS III‘s satellite constellation monitor during missions, with upgrades that include precision adjustments and …

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Air Force Starts Bidding Process for GPS III Satellite Launch Services

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The U.S. Air Force has issued a preliminary request for proposals for companies that aim to help the military service launch Global Positioning System III satellites. The contract will cover GPS III launch vehicle production, mission integration and operational services, the Air Force said Wednesday. Lt. Gen. Sam Greaves, Air …

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Air Force Opens New Competition for GPS III Satellites

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The U.S. Air Force has opened the door to more industry competition for the branch’s Global Positioning System III satellite program. A June 4 FedBizOpps post by the Air Force encourages contractors to submit ideas on production methods for 22 succeeding GPS III space vehicles and associated navigation payloads. Lockheed …

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Mark Stewart: Eight Lockheed GPS III Satellites ‘Now Fully Under Contract’

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Lockheed Martin (NYSE: LMT) will work to complete production of GPS III satellites seven and eight for the U.S. Air Force under nearly $245 million in contract options. “With eight GPS III satellites now fully under contract, the GPS III program is moving from development into recurring production,” Mark Stewart, vice …

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Lockheed Awarded $200M to Finish GPS IIIs Satellites Five, Six

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Lockheed Martin (NYSE: LMT) has been awarded $200 million in contract options to complete production work on two GPS satellites the company is building for the Air Force. These funds cover work to finish GPS III satellites five and six and the company could receive full production funding for vehicles …

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Lockheed Wins $120M For AF GPS Long-Lead Parts; Keoki Jackson Comments

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Lockheed Martin (NYSE: LMT) has won two contracts worth $120 million combined to acquire long-lead parts for four U.S. Air Force GPS satellites. These contracts cover satellites five through eight for the 32-satellite GPS III program and the company is contracted to produce the first four satellites, the company said …

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Lockheed Wins $68M For AF GPS III Launch Services

Lockheed Martin Corp. (NYSE: LMT) has won a $68 million contract to provide space vehicle launch support services to the U.S. Air Force, the company announced Thursday. The Bethesda, Md.-based defense and technology firm will provide mission readiness, launch, early orbit checkout and on-orbit operations engineering for the Air Force’s …

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