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Air Force Taps Boeing, Lockheed, Northrop for GPS III Phase 1 Readiness Assessment Contracts

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TYSONS CORNER, VA, May 9, 2016 — The U.S. Air Force has awarded Boeing (NYSE: BA), Lockheed Martin (NYSE: LMT) and Northrop Grumman (NYSE: NOC) potential $6 million contracts to conduct feasibility studies on the production readiness of future GPS III satellites, ExecutiveBiz reported Friday. The Space and Missile Systems Center at Los …

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Air Force Awards SpaceX $83M GPS III Satellite Launch Service Contract

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Elon Musk’s SpaceX has won a two-year, $82.7 million contract to help the U.S. Air Force build and launch a rocket to send a Global Positioning System III satellite into orbit. The Air Force Space and Missile Systems Center received two bids for the firm-fixed-price contract that covers GPS III launch vehicle production, mission integration and operational …

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Boeing, Lockheed Submit Bids on Air Force’s GPS III Program

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TYSONS CORNER, VA, April 14, 2016 — Boeing (NYSE: BA) and Lockheed Martin (NYSE: LMT) have joined Northrop Grumman (NYSE: NOC) as bidders on the U.S. Air Force‘s procurement program for future GPS III satellites, ExecutiveBiz reported Wednesday. Aviation Week reported Tuesday Lockheed submitted a proposal that includes a Harris-built (NYSE: …

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Northrop Grumman Submits Bid for Air Force’s Follow-On GPS III Program

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TYSONS CORNER, VA, April 8, 2016 — Northrop Grumman (NYSE: NOC) has proposed a “heritage” GPS III spacecraft and prototype navigational payload as part of its bid for the U.S. Air Force‘s follow-on program on the production of future GPS III space vehicles, ExecutiveBiz reported Thursday. The company said Wednesday the proposed spacecraft works …

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Lockheed’s Rick Ambrose: 1st GPS III Satellite to be Completed August

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TYSONS CORNER, VA, March 22, 2016 — Rick Ambrose, executive vice president of space systems at Lockheed Martin (NYSE: LMT), has indicated that work on the first GPS III satellite for the U.S. Air Force is scheduled to complete by August, ExecutiveBiz reported March 10. SpaceNews reported March 9 that Ambrose said in …

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Weekly Roundup Mar. 7 – Mar. 11 2016: GovCon Index, Defense Stocks Show Steady Recovery & more

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Mar. 7 – Mar. 11 2016 Click here to see Real-Time GovCon Sector Quotes A Note From Our President & Founder Jim Garrettson The start of March has given investors everywhere a respite of calm so far after a January and February period of across-the-board, worldwide market volatility that carried over from the …

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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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