Tag Archives: Space and Missile Systems Center

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

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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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Carahsoft Lands $81M Air Force Contract to Build ‘Agile’ Software Development Environment

Carahsoft Technology has secured a three-year, $81M contract to help a U.S. Space Force division establish a system for developing software platforms and managing information technology functions. The company will provide an Agile software development and IT environment for the service branch's space command and control division, the Department of Defense said Friday.

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Space Force Seeks Bids for Potential $12B SpEC Mgmt OTA

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The U.S. Space Force plans to issue a potential 10-year, $12B other transaction agreement for the management of the Space Enterprise Consortium focused on prototyping space-based technology such as satellites, ground systems and payloads.

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Boeing, Lockheed Get $431M in Space Force Contracts for Satcom Payload Development

The Space Force has awarded a $240M contract to Lockheed Martin (NYSE: LMT) and a $191M contract to Boeing (NYSE: BA) to develop payloads to help the service branch secure military satellite communications. The two companies will help the new service branch develop Protected Tactical Satcom payloads for a family-of-systems architecture designed to provide anti-jam, beyond line-of-sight communications to tactical warfighters, the U.S. Air Force said Tuesday.

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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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