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Lockheed’s Rick Ambrose on Air Force’s Next-Gen Missile Warning Satellite Program

Rick Ambrose, head of Lockheed Martin’s (NYSE: LMT) space business and a 2019 Wash100 winner, told C4ISRNET in an interview published Monday that the Air Force’s missile warning satellite initiative - Next-Generation Overhead Persistent Infrared program – will offer more flexibility and built-in resiliency capabilities.

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Lockheed Partners With Raytheon on Payload Dev’t for New USAF Missile-Warning System

TYSONS CORNER, VA, January 11, 2018 — Lockheed Martin (NYSE: LMT) has named Raytheon (NYSE: RTN) a partner in its effort to develop a missile-detection platform for the U.S. Air Force that would succeed the current Space Based Infrared System satellites, ExecutiveBiz reported Thursday. Raytheon said Wednesday it will help design …

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Prime Contractor Lockheed Selects Companies for Payload Competition on Future USAF Missile Warning Satellite

TYSONS CORNER, VA, October 8, 2018 — Lockheed Martin (NYSE: LMT) has named Raytheon (NYSE: RTN) and a partnership between Northrop Grumman (NYSE: NOC) and Ball Aerospace as potential suppliers of mission payloads for the U.S. Air Force‘s Next Generation Overhead Persistent Infrared geosynchronous Earth orbit satellite, ExecutiveBiz reported Friday. The …

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Lockheed Gets Potential $3B USAF Contract to Build Missile Warning Satellites

The U.S. Air Force has awarded Lockheed Martin (NYSE: LMT) a potential $2.93 billion contract to design and build three missile warning satellites that would succeed the service’s current Space Based Infrared System. Lockheed’s space systems business will also analyze requirements, procure critical path flight hardware and conduct risk reduction efforts ahead of a system critical …

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