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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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Raytheon Creates Prototype Satellite Data Processing Tech

TYSONS CORNER, VA, April 24, 2018 — Raytheon (NYSE: RTN) has built a ground-based satellite data processing system prototype in an effort to help the military and first responders utilize information from the U.S. Air Force‘s Space Based Infrared System and other sources, ExecutiveBiz reported Monday. The company said Friday the Future Operationally …

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Air Force Starts EELV Launch Service Solicitation for 5 Natl Security Payloads

The U.S. Air Force has issued a final request for proposals for multiple contracts to develop and launch rockets that would carry five national security payloads into space. Selected contractors will produce an Evolved Expendable Launch Vehicle and carry out mission integration and launch operations, the service branch said Wednesday. Payloads include …

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Air Force Moves Launch of 2 Lockheed Martin-Built Satellites to 2018

TYSONS CORNER, VA, Aug. 7, 2017 — Two Lockheed Martin-built (NYSE: LMT) U.S. Air Force satellites have been rescheduled to launch in 2018 aboard United Launch Alliance Atlas V rockets, ExecutiveBiz reported Friday. Spaceflight Now reported Wednesday the fourth Space Based Infrared System missile warning satellite will launch on Jan. 18 instead of Nov. 9 because …

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Lockheed Martin to Integrate, Update Systems on SBIRS GEO-5, GEO-6 Satellites

TYSONS CORNER, VA, May 30, 2017 — Lockheed Martin (NYSE: LMT) will integrate subsystems and update propulsion systems on the fifth and sixth Space Based Infrared System satellites under a $46 million contract modification from the U.S. Air Force, ExecutiveBiz reported Friday. The Defense Department said Thursday Lockheed’s space systems business will perform …

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3rd Lockheed-Developed Missile Warning Satellite Cleared for Launch

TYSONS CORNER, VA, Dec. 8, 2016 — The U.S. Air Force‘s Space and Missile Systems Center has approved the launch of the third Lockheed Martin-built (NYSE: LMT) Space Based Infrared System missile-warning satellite, Executive Gov reported Wednesday. Space News reported Tuesday the military service also cleared an update for the satellite’s ground control system …

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Lockheed Martin Lands Air Force Contract for SBIRS Logistics, Sustainment Studies

TYSONS CORNER, VA, Sept. 20, 2016 — Lockheed Martin (NYSE: LMT) will provide logistics, sustainment and other services in support of the Space-Based Infrared System under a $45 million contract from the U.S. Air Force, ExecutiveBiz reported Monday. The Defense Department said Friday Lockheed will work to help analyze potential failures and deficiencies …

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Lockheed Ships ‘Space Based Infrared System’ GEO 3 Satellite for Launch Prep

TYSONS CORNER, VA, Aug. 9, 2016 — Lockheed Martin (NYSE: LMT) has delivered the latest Space Based Infrared System satellite to Cape Canaveral Air Force Station in preparation for its launch in October, ExecutiveBiz reported Monday. The company said Friday the SBIRS GEO Flight 3 satellite will launch aboard a United Launch Alliance-built Atlas …

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Lockheed, Air Force Ink Missile Warning Satellite Contract Modification

Lockheed Martin (NYSE: LMT) will upgrade its A2100 geosynchronous spacecraft for the U.S. Air Force‘s Space Based Infrared System satellite program under a modification to a $1.8 billion contract awarded in June 2014. The Air Force Space Command said Tuesday it issued the modification after Lockheed proposed a framework to …

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Lockheed Enters Testing Phase for AF Space-Based IR System; Vinny Sica Comments

TYSONS CORNER, VA May 13, 2015 — Executive Mosaic — ExecutiveBiz reported Tuesday on Lockheed Martin (NYSE: LMT) completing development of the Increment 2 ground station integration program for the Air Force’s Space-Based Infrared System. The company said Monday it has finished hardware and software installation on the SBIRS and will now …

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