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Boeing to Retrofit Air Force GPS Satellites with Filter Solutions

The U.S. Air Force has authorized Boeing‘s (NYSE: BA) satellite systems business to retrofit its block II GPS satellites with RF bypass out-of-band cascading filter solutions. The El Segundo-Calif. based business won the right on a $8, 895, 000 fixed-price contract modification. SMC/PKJW, El Segundo, Calif., is the contracting activity.  

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Raytheon to Provide Navy with Open Architecture for GPS-Based C4ISR Support

Raytheon Company (NYSE: RTN) has won a $32.2 million U.S. Navy contract for the GPS-based positioning, navigation and timing service program for Navy surface and subsurface platforms. Raytheon will provide an open architecture solution that allows hosting of data in a common computing environment. The company aims to improve the ship’s operability with …

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Harris Wins $65M to Support Air Force Satellite and GPS Systems

The U.S. Air Force has awarded Harris Information Technology Services Corp. (NYSE: HRS), Dulles, Va., a $64, 660, 233 firm-price-incentive firm-with-award-fee contract modification. Harris will provide maintenance and logistics support to the Air Force Space Command‘s 50th Space Wing. Support is for the defense satellite communications system, secure communication system …

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Boeing Awarded $16.2M Contract Modification for GPS Deal

The Boeing Co. (NYSE: BA) has been awarded a nearly $16.2 million Air Force contract modification an existing IIF sustainment contract Boeing currently holds for the Global Positioning System. The cost-plus-award-fee contract modification — worth a total of $16, 151, 151 — provides funding for a number of sustainment contract …

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L-3 Snags GPS Capability Deal from Army

L-3 Communications (NYSE: LLL) won a four-year contract from the U.S. Army to create GPS capabilities to its fielded Improved Position and Azimuth Determining Systems (IPADS) equipment. According the Department of Defense, “IPADS is a high-performance, highly accurate system used for precision surveying and navigational requirements on today’s battlefield. Under …

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Rockwell Collins Delivers 300, 000th DAGR on $450 million Air Force Contract

Rockville Collins announced delivery of the 300, 00th Defense Advanced Global Positioning System Receiver for use by U.S. and international warfighters.  The delivery is part of Rockwell Collins recently received $450 million follow-on contract to provide DAGRs to the U.S. Air Force GPS Wing.  “Our employees take great pride in manufacturing …

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