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DoD Certifies GPS III Ground Control System Program to Congress

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TYSONS CORNER, VA, Oct. 18, 2016 — The Defense Department has cleared the U.S. Air Force and prime contractor Raytheon (NYSE: RTN) to proceed with the GPS III Operational Control System program following certification by Pentagon acquisition chief Frank Kendall, ExecutiveBiz reported Monday. DoD News reported Friday Kendall certified the program …

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Raytheon Tests Software of GPS III Ground Control Segment

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TYSONS CORNER, VA, Oct. 14, 2016 — Raytheon (NYSE: RTN) has conducted risk reduction functional tests on the software of the ground control segment it is building for the U.S. Air Force‘s Global Positioning System III satellites, ExecutiveBiz reported Thursday. The company said Wednesday the recent tests focused on the Operational Control System …

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Harris Delivers 1st Satellite Receiver for Raytheon’s GPS OCX Program

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TYSONS CORNER, VA, Oct. 3, 2016 — Harris Corp. (NYSE: HRS) has delivered the first GPS Operational Control System satellite receiver to Raytheon (NYSE: RTN) following electromagnetic interference tests, ExecutiveBiz reported Friday. Space News reported Thursday the satellite receiver is the first of 34 due for the ground system of the U.S. Air Force‘s GPS …

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Air Force Exercises $395M Lockheed Contract Option for 9th & 10th GPS III Satellites

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Lockheed Martin (NYSE: LMT) has received a potential $395 million contract modification to build the ninth and 10th Global Positioning System III space vehicles for the U.S. Air Force. The Air Force exercised an option in a previously awarded GPS III production contract and obligated $373.4 million for the modification from …

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Lockheed Postpones Initial Delivery of Air Force GPS III Satellites to December

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TYSONS CORNER, VA, Sept. 16, 2016 — Lockheed Martin (NYSE: LMT) has found an issue with a component of the U.S. Air Force‘s GPS III satellites and has postponed the first satellite delivery by four months in an effort to address the matter, ExecutiveBiz reported Thursday. Space News reported Wednesday that the company has …

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Weekly Roundup August 1 – August 5 2016: Leidos Further Details Post-Merger Picture & more

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August 1 – August 5 2016 Click here to see Real-Time GovCon Sector Quotes A Note From Our President & Founder Jim Garrettson Government contracting’s M&A and financial aspects took center stage again this week and GovCon Wire hit on all the major events as Executive Mosaic’s home of market-moving news for the sector. …

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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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