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NASA Exercises Orbital ATK Contract Options for NOAA’s 3rd, 4th JPSS Weather Satellites

Orbital ATK (NYSE: OA) will develop two more weather satellites for the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration in addition to the Joint Polar Satellite System-2 spacecraft after NASA exercised options that would bring the total amount of the contract to approximately $460 million. The company said Friday it is currently building …

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Orbital ATK Wraps Up Preliminary Design Review on 3 NOAA Polar Satellites

TYSONS CORNER, VA, Sept. 15, 2016 — Orbital ATK (NYSE: OA) has concluded the four-day preliminary design review on three Joint Polar Satellite System spacecraft in collaboration with NASA and the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration, ExecutiveBiz reported Wednesday. The company said Monday it reviewed the design of JPSS-2,  JPSS-3 and JPSS-4 at a facility in Arizona to move …

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Northrop Selects Cobham to Create Joint Polar Satellite Microwave Sounder Motion Control Tech 

TYSONS CORNER, VA, July 25, 2016 — Cobham has received an $8 million contract from Northrop Grumman to create a motion control system for its two microwave instruments intended to be used for National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration’s Joint Polar Satellite System program, ExecutiveBiz reported Friday. The company will create the system at …

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Ball Aerospace Receives $421M Contract Modification to Provide Instruments for JPSS-3, JPSS-4

Ball Aerospace and Technologies (NYSE: BLL) has been awarded a potential $421 million contract modification by the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration to deliver ozone-monitoring instruments for the Joint Polar Satellite System follow-on JPSS-3 and JPSS-4 missions. Ball Aerospace said Friday it will manufacture, test and deliver Ozone Mapping and Profiler Suite instruments — which …

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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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Raytheon Secures $564M Modification on Joint Polar Satellite Radiometer Contract

Raytheon (NYSE: RTN) has been awarded a $564 million contract modification by NASA to produce imaging radiometers for two follow-on Joint Polar Satellite System spacecraft. The company said Thursday it will provide two Visible Infrared Imaging Radiometer Suite instruments for integration into JPSS-3 and JPSS-4 satellites that are meant to support the …

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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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