Tag Archives: GPS

Lockheed Providing AF GPS On-Orbit Support

Lockheed Martin (NYSE: LMT) has won a $68, 856, 746 contract to provide on-orbit support for the U.S. Air Force‘s GPS systems, the Defense Department said Thursday. The Air Force awarded Lockheed the fixed-price, incentive-firm contract through a sole-source acquisition and is allocating funds for fiscal years 2013 through fiscal …

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Lockheed Wins $104M to Run AF GPS Ground Control; Rob Smith Comments

Lockheed Martin (NYSE: LMT) has won a $104 million U.S. Air Force contract to help run a ground control segment of the branch’s GPS satellite constellation, the company said Tuesday. The satellites provide users position, navigation and timing signals worldwide, Lockheed said. “Lockheed Martin is committed to sustaining the ground …

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BAE Wins $226M for Doppler GPS System Parts

BAE Systems has won a $226 million contract to provide the U.S. Army components for navigation systems used onboard helicopters. The Defense Department said BAE will also provide repairs, maintenance and other services in support of the Doppler GPS Navigation Sets. BAE’s AN/ASN-128B/C Doppler navigation set is designed to use …

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Raytheon Wins $422M for Paveway Laser, GPS Bombs; Taylor Lawrence Comments

Raytheon (NYSE: RTN) has won a $422 million contract to provide a set of bombs using laser and GPS technology for a direct commercial sale, the company announced Wednesday. The sale came through a purchase of the Paveway family of munitions from an unidentified international customer. Forty-three international customers have …

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Lockheed Wins $249M For Space Vehicle Antennas, Electronics

Lockheed Martin Corp. (NYSE: LMT) has won a $249 million contract to manufacture electronics, antennas and flight materials for the U.S. Air Force. According to a Monday Defense Department release, the company will manufacture the components for Space Vehicles five and six. Work under the firm-fixed-price contract will occur in …

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Boeing, Lockheed Launch Services JV Wins $398M AF Award

A Boeing Co. (NYSE: BA) and Lockheed Martin Corp. (NYSE: LMT) joint venture has won a $398 million U.S. Air Force contract to perform launch services for two missions, the Defense Department announced Monday. United Launch Alliance‘s services subsidiary, United Launch Services, will perform Atlas V evolved expendable launch vehicle services …

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Rockwell Collins to Provide 200, 000 GPS Units to US Military, Allies

Rockwell Collins (NYSE: ROC) has won a $46 million order to provide more than 200, 000 units of its defense advanced GPS receiver to the U.S. military and its allies, the company announced Wednesday. The company said the U.S. Army is the primary user of the handheld military GPS receiver, …

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David Melcher Comments on Completed ITT Spinoffs

  ITT Corp. (NYSE: ITT) has completed its previously announced separation plan, retaining its core industrial offerings and spinning off its defense and information solution business into ITT Exelis and its water technology and services business into Xylem. Open trading of Exelis (NYSE: XLS) and Xylem (NYSE: XYL) shares will begin Tuesday. ITT Corp. …

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Marines Order More Excalibur From Raytheon

Raytheon (NYSE: RTN) has received an urgent order from the U.S. Marine Corps for 1, 037 155 mm Excalibur extended range, precision-guided artillery projectiles to be used in Afghanistan. The company said implementing the Excalibur into the regiment combat teams has allowed the Marines to provide responsive precision artillery fires in their …

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