Tag Archives: Joint Polar Satellite System

Northrop’s JPSS Microwave Sounder Contract Reaches $390M on New NOAA Order

Northrop Grumman (NYSE: NOC) has been awarded a contract modification to manufacture two passive microwave instruments for the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration‘s Joint Polar Satellite System, increasing the total contract value to $390.5 million. The $177.7 million modification awarded by NASA on behalf of NOAA requires Northrop to build,  test and deliver the Advanced …

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Harris’ Exelis Arm Receives $316M Contract Modification for IR Instruments on NOAA Satellites

A subsidiary of Harris Corp. (NYSE: HRS) will supply two Cross-track Infrared Sounder instruments for two upcoming Joint Polar Satellite System follow-on missions under a $316 million contract modification from NASA. NASA said Thursday Exelis will manufacture and test the CrIS instruments for the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration‘s JPSS-3 and JPSS-4 and provide launch …

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Orbital ATK to Deliver More Polar-Orbiting Satellites to NASA, NOAA

Orbital ATK (NYSE: OA) will design, manufacture, integrate and test the Joint Polar Satellite System 2 spacecraft under a $253 million delivery order from NASA through the Rapid Spacecraft Acquisition III contract vehicle. NASA said Monday the company will also provide mission operations support and five Flight Segment Emulators for JPSS-2, which will support the National Oceanic …

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Ball Aerospace to Build Ozone Mapping Instrument for NOAA Mission

Ball Aerospace and Technology (NYSE: BLL) has won a $113 million contract to build an instrument for the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration‘s ozone mapping and profiling mission. Boulder, Colorado-based Ball Aerospace will also work to integrate the Ozone Mapping and Profiling Suite system into the Joint Polar Satellite System-2, test the instrument and support the spacecraft’s …

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Raytheon to Update NOAA Satellite Ground System for $185M; Lynn Dugle Comments

Raytheon (NYSE: RTN) has been awarded a $185 million contract modification to update a common ground system for three National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration environmental satellites. The company will refresh ground station technology for the Joint Polar Satellite System, which works to gather weather and storm data from polar-orbiting spacecraft, Raytheon …

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