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Harris Gets $284M NOAA Contract Extension to Update Weather Satellite Ground System

Harris (NYSE: HRS) received a three-year, $284M contract extension from the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration to continue updating the ground computing infrastructure used to manage geostationary weather satellites. The award covers the modernization of information technology systems for the Geostationary Operational Environmental Satellite-R series and increases the total contract …

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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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Japan Meteorological Agency Releases 1st Photo by Harris-Built Weather Satellite Imager

TYSONS CORNER, VA, Feb. 8, 2017 — Japan’s meteorological agency has released the first photo captured by the Harris-built (NYSE: HRS) imager onboard the country’s Himawari-9 weather satellite, ExecutiveBiz reported Tuesday. The Advanced Himawari Imager is equipped with 11 additional spectral bands and a higher resolution to help bolster the quality, speed and …

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