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Prime Contractor Lockheed Selects Companies for Payload Competition on Future USAF Missile Warning Satellite

TYSONS CORNER, VA, October 8, 2018 — Lockheed Martin (NYSE: LMT) has named Raytheon (NYSE: RTN) and a partnership between Northrop Grumman (NYSE: NOC) and Ball Aerospace as potential suppliers of mission payloads for the U.S. Air Force‘s Next Generation Overhead Persistent Infrared geosynchronous Earth orbit satellite, ExecutiveBiz reported Friday.

The future Next Gen OPIR Block 0 GEO missile-warning satellite that prime contractor Lockheed is building for the Air Force to succeed the Space Based Infrared System is currently in Phase 1 of its development, which includes the payload competition and critical design review through 2020, and is part of the service branch’s Go Fast acquisition program, Lockheed said Thursday.

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