Lockheed Wins $105M For AF Missile Defense Satellite Logistics

LockheedLogoLockheed Martin (NYSE: LMT) has won a $105, 868, 182 contract to provide logistics support for a U.S. Air Force missile warning and defense satellite system.

The company’s space systems business will also perform legacy sustainment and combined task force support work under the cost-plus incentive-fee and fixed-price incentive-firm contract, the Defense Department said Friday.

According to the company, the Space Based Infrared System is intended to provide the president, defense secretary and combatant commanders warnings for theater and strategic missile launches.

SBIRS also aims to deliver infrared data to combatant and joint task force commanders, Lockheed says.

Work under this contract will occur in Colorado Springs, Colo. through Sept. 30, 2016 and the Space and Missile Systems Center at Los Angeles Air Force Base is the contracting activity.

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