Harris Hands NOAA Weather Satellite Simulators; Romy Olaisen Comments

Harris Corp. (NYSE:HRS) has provided five simulators to the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration for a satellite system intended to help meteorological bureaus detect, identify and track severe weather conditions. Geostationary Operational Environmental Satellite-R series satellites are designed to acquire and transmit 40 times the amount of data currently provided by the GOES constellation,...

Lockheed Wins $315M for 2 NOAA Weather Satellites

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Lockheed Martin (NYSE: LMT) has won two contract options worth approximately $315 million combined to build two weather monitoring satellites for the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration, Space News reports. John Leslie, an agency spokesman, told Space News the option for Geostationary-orbiting Operational Environmental Satellite-T is worth $175.9 million, while GOES-U carries a $139.7 million...

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...