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Space Systems Command has awarded Ball Aerospace a five-year, $78.3 million contract modification to manufacture a second satellite for the U.S. Space Force‘s Weather System Follow-on – Microwave program. Ball Aerospace will build the next WSF-M satellite with a passive microwave-imaging radiometer and energetic-charged particle sensor instrumen...

The commercialization of space has skyrocketed in recent years; the ubiquity of launch, the proliferation of commercial satellites in space and the rise of military activity in the domain has simultaneously accelerated space innovation and increased competition across the globe. For the U.S. government, industry’s growing footprint in space is unl...

The Space Systems Command has issued a request for proposals for a potential five-year, $950 million contract to procure data software services for the U.S. Space Force’s data management requirements. A solicitation notice posted Tuesday says the multiple-award, indefinite-delivery/indefinite-quantity contract calls for a selected vendor to de...

ManTech will continue to provide specialized security support services to the U.S. Space Force under a one-year, $43.5 million contract modification. The company will help secure acquisition and operational mission areas at Vandenberg Space Force Base in California and Peterson Space Force Base in Colorado, the Department of Defense said Wednesday. ...

Space Systems Command has released a new request for proposals for the Sounding Rocket Program-4 contract to expand the pool of vendors that could provide suborbital launch support for payloads and flight hardware and perform technical and concept analyses to facilitate the launch of space assets in support of research and development programs. Inte...

Ball Aerospace will build a second satellite for the U.S. Space Force‘s Weather System Follow-on – Microwave program under a five-year, $78.3 million contract modification. The company is expected to complete the development and fabrication of the additional WSF-M space vehicle by Nov. 15, 2027, the Department of Defense said Wednesday. USSF...

A new U.S. Space Force office that seeks to facilitate engagement with industry is now fully operational with a team of personnel that can respond to inquiries of companies seeking to do business with the service branch, Breaking Defense said Thursday. “In summary, the Space Systems Command Front Door is a really important initiative by...

In recent years, the Department of the Air Force has made significant strides in its modernization journey, but the service is still dealing with lingering issues, alongside emerging ones, as it continues to stretch its area of responsibility over two of the world’s largest, most quickly evolving domains. The DAF’s number one challenge today is...

The U.S. Space Force is conducting market research into potential vendors that can help the branch develop, implement, update and expand software platforms to defend its networks and associated computer systems. USSF said Wednesday in a SAM.gov notice that the government intends to procure industry services to support the Space Systems Command’...