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Air Force Opens New Competition for GPS III Satellites


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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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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Lockheed Wins $68M For GPS III Satellite R&D

Lockheed Martin Corp. (NYSE: LMT) has won a $67,961,418 contract to provide space engineering services to the U.S. Air Force, the Defense Department announced Friday. The Bethesda, Md.-based company will provide on-orbit research and development in support of GPS III space vehicles one and two. Work under the cost-plus-fixed-fee contract ...

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Lockheed Wins $238M to Produce GPS III Space Vehicles

The U.S. Air Force has awarded Lockheed Martin‘s (NYSE: LMT) space systems company a $238,489,236 contract to begin production of GPS III Space Vehicles three and four, the Pentagon announced Wednesday. The space vehicles will offer increased m-code anti-jam capabilities while enabling full earth coverage, according to an Air Force document. ...

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