Lockheed to Help Maintain Space Force’s Global Broadcast Service

Lockheed Martin (NYSE: LMT) has secured a five-year, $27.4 million contract to help the U.S. Space Force maintain a one-way wideband broadcast system used to transmit information to deployed and in-garrison forces across the globe.4

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The company will provide architecture sustaining engineering support to the Global Broadcast Service through December 2026, the Department of Defense said Friday.

Space Systems Command will obligate $992,000 using the branch’s fiscal 2022 operations and maintenance funds at the time of award.

GBS facilitates the flow of information over Wideband Global Satellite Communications military Ka-band satellites to support delivery of data products that follow the Digital Video Broadcasting-Satellite Second Generation standard.

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