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L3Harris to Update GEODSS Sensors Under Potential $119M Space Force Contract

L3Harris

The U.S. Space Force has awarded L3Harris Technologies (NYSE: LHX) a $119.2M contract modification to support  modernization of the Ground-Based Electro-Optical Deep Space Surveillance system used to monitor geostationary communication satellites and other manmade objects in orbit.

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Northrop Gets $298M Space Force Satcom Tech Dev’t Contract

Northrop Grumman

Northrop Grumman (NYSE: NOC) has secured a potential $298M contract to help the U.S. Space Force develop hardware and software for a new military satellite communications system. The company will build a payload to support the Space and Missile Systems Center's Evolved Strategic Satellite Communications program, the Department of Defense said Wednesday.

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SMC Seeks Info on Classified Enterprise IT for Next-Gen OPIR, ESS Satcom Programs

Next-Gen OPIR

The Space and Missile Systems Center has asked industry to provide information on an enterprise classified information technology infrastructure to meet SMC’s collaboration, security and data access requirements for Next Generation Overhead Persistent Infrared and Evolved Strategic Satellite Communication programs.

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Lt. Gen. John Thompson: Space Force Plans Launch Service Phase 2 Contract Awards This Summer

John Thompson

Lt. Gen. John “JT” Thompson, commander of the Space and Missile Systems Center, said the U.S. Space Force is on schedule to award this summer contracts to two launch service providers under the second phase of the National Security Space Launch program, Via Satellite reported Thursday.

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L3Harris Awarded $1B Space Force Contract for Situational Awareness Tech Modernization, Sustainment Services

L3Harris Technologies (NYSE: LHX) has won a potential 10-year, $1.2B contract to help the U.S. Space Force's Space and Missile Systems Center modernize and sustain ground-based systems used to process space data. The company will maintain sensors and battle management command-and-control platforms under the  Maintenance of Space Situational Awareness Integrated Capabilities, according to an award notice posted Wednesday.

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