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Lockheed Martin to Launch DigitalGlobe’s WorldView-4 Satellite on Sept. 16

TYSONS CORNER, VA, Sept. 15, 2016 — Lockheed Martin (NYSE: LMT) will launch DigitalGlobe‘s (NYSE: DGI) WorldView-4 imaging satellite aboard a United Launch Alliance Atlas V rocket from Vandenberg Air Force Base on Sept. 16, ExecutiveBiz reported Wednesday. The satellite is expected to reach a sun-synchronous orbit following liftoff and capture high-resolution …

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ULA to Provide Atlas V Launch Services for NASA’s Mars 2020 Rover

United Launch Alliance, a joint venture of Boeing (NYSE: BA) and Lockheed Martin (NYSE: LMT), will provide Atlas V 541 launch services to NASA for a follow-up rover mission to Mars. NASA said Friday it estimates that the Mars 2020 launch will cost $243 million, including spacecraft and planetary protection processing, rocket integration and tracking, data …

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Lockheed Ships ‘Space Based Infrared System’ GEO 3 Satellite for Launch Prep

TYSONS CORNER, VA, Aug. 9, 2016 — Lockheed Martin (NYSE: LMT) has delivered the latest Space Based Infrared System satellite to Cape Canaveral Air Force Station in preparation for its launch in October, ExecutiveBiz reported Monday. The company said Friday the SBIRS GEO Flight 3 satellite will launch aboard a United Launch Alliance-built Atlas …

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Air Force Issues RFP on Launch Support Services for 2019 GPS III Mission

The U.S. Air Force has begun a solicitation to procure launch vehicle production, mission integration and operational services for the Global Positioning System III-3 satellite. The military service said Wednesday it will award a firm-fixed-price contract for an Evolved Expendable Launch Vehicle service after the branch evaluates interested vendors’ proposals with a “best value” source …

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Lockheed-Boeing JV Launches CubeSat Rideshare Contest for University STEM Projects

TYSONS CORNER, VA, April 13, 2016 — A Boeing (NYSE: BA) and Lockheed Martin (NYSE: LMT) joint venture will work with Tyvak Nanosatellite Systems to launch a competition that will award free payload rides aboard the Atlas V rocket for university science, technology, engineering and math projects, ExecutiveBiz reported Tuesday. The United Launch Alliance JV …

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Boeing-Lockheed JV’s Rocket Launches NRO National Security Payload

TYSONS CORNER, VA, February 12, 2016 — A rocket built by the joint venture of Boeing (NYSE: BA) and Lockheed Martin (NYSE: LMT) carried a national security payload to space as part of the NROL-45 mission, ExecutiveBiz reported Thursday. United Launch Alliance said Wednesday an Aerojet Rocketdyne (NYSE: AJRD) RS-68A engine and Orbital ATK (NYSE: …

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Lockheed Awarded $143M to Build Mobile Rocket Launcher Systems for UAE

The U.S. Army has awarded Lockheed Martin (NYSE: LMT) a potential two-year, $142.8 million foreign military sales contract to manufacture multiple rocket launchers equipped with crew protection cabs for the United Arab Emirates. The firm-fixed-price contract covers 12 armored High Mobility Artillery Rocket Systems, spares, software and training and upgrade …

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ULA to Provide Atlas V Launch Services for NASA’s TDRS-M Satellite

United Launch Alliance will provide Atlas V 401 launch services to NASA for the Tracking and Data Relay Satellite-M mission, which will be part of the NASA Space Network. The space agency said Saturday the estimated total cost for the TDRS-M launch is $132.4 million, including spacecraft processing, payload integration and other launch support services. TDRS-M …

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ULA Marks 100th Launch with MEXSAT-2

TYSONS CORNER, VA, October 5,  2015 — United Launch Alliance, a Boeing (NYSE: BA) and Lockheed Martin (NYSE: LMT) joint venture, has launched its 100th rocket into space, ExecutiveBiz reported Friday. NASASpaceflight said the company, established in 2006, marked the milestone with Mexico’s Morelos-3 satellite,  also known as MEXSAT-2,  which was …

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WSJ: Aerojet Rocketdyne Parent Offers $2B for Boeing-Lockheed Launch JV

The parent company of Aerojet Rocketdyne has offered to acquire the Boeing (NYSE: BA)-Lockheed Martin (NYSE: LMT) joint venture United Launch Alliance for approximately $2 billion in cash, the Wall Street Journal reported Tuesday. Andy Pasztor and Dana Mattioli write Aerojet Rocketdyne and ULA are in “advanced talks” on the all-cash offer and could announce a transaction …

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