Raytheon Picks Up $1.7 Billion NASA Contract

Raytheon Company (NYSE: RTN) won a pair of deals worth a potential total value of more than $1.7 billion over the next eight years. According to the firm, “these contracts, replacing previous government contracts worth approximately $1.4 billion, were awarded by NASA on behalf of the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration for the Joint Polar Satellite System, successor to the National...

Boeing-Made NOAA Satellite Ready for Service

Boeing’s (NYSE: BA) GOES-15, the eighth Geostationary Operational Environmental Satellite produced by the firm, has successfully completed on-orbit testing and has been accepted into service by NASA and the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA). “GOES-15 completes the fleet of advanced meteorological satellites that Boeing designed, built and launched to provide enhanced...

Vangent Claims NOAA Subcontract, Craig Janus Comments

Vangent won a subcontract from Science Systems and Applications, Inc. (SSAI) to support the National Oceanographic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) Environmental Satellite Processing and Distribution Services (ESPDS) Operations & Maintenance (O&M) contract. According to the firm, “the single-award cost-plus-award-fee contract has a one-year base period with four one-year option periods...

Harris Wins $130 Million NOAA Contract

Harris Corporation (NYSE:HRS) won a deal to provide the ground antenna system for a National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) program. According to the firm, “under the 10-year, $130 million contract, Harris and its teammates — General Dynamics SATCOM Technologies and ARES — will supply antennas and control systems for NOAA’s Geostationary Operational Environmental Satellite...