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Boeing awarded U.S. Air Force contract to continue GPS modernization

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EL SEGUNDO, Calif. – Boeing will continue modernizing the Global Positioning System satellite constellation for up to five more years, extending the company’s role in the vital military and civilian navigation network. The U.S. Air Force, which operates the GPS network, recently awarded Boeing a $51 million, one-year contract with four one-year options. The contract…

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Northrop Grumman delivers second hosted payload for Enhanced Polar System protected communications

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REDONDO BEACH, Calif. – Northrop Grumman has delivered the second of two payloads that will be hosted on government-owned satellites to bring next-generation protected, Extremely High Frequency communications to users in the north polar region (above 65 ? North). Developed for the U.S. Air Force’s Enhanced Polar System (EPS), the payload efficiently leverages hardware and…

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Boeing chosen for U.S. government’s COMSATCOM services acquisition program

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EL SEGUNDO, Calif. – Boeing Commercial Satellite Services has been approved as a service provider for the Future COMSATCOM Services Acquisition program. With this approval by the Defense Information Systems Agency and General Services Administration, Boeing is authorized to provide U.S. government customers satellite communications services through a variety of fixed and mobile transponded and…

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Northrop Grumman announces centers of excellence in Florida, California, New York

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Northrop Grumman announced March 4 it is designating five centers of design and integration excellence in support of its Aerospace Systems sector’s manned aircraft, unmanned systems and electronic attack businesses. In addition, the company announced plans to close an Information Systems sector facility in Dominguez Hills, Calif. “Consolidating these centers of excellence will improve our…

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Northrop Grumman taps Brian E. Chappel to lead the F-35 Lightning II program

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Brian E. Chappel has been appointed vice president and program manager for the Northrop Grumman F-35 Lightning II program. Northrop Grumman is principal partner to Lockheed Martin on the F-35.

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Northrop Grumman to develop affordable, protected satellite communication capabilities

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REDONDO BEACH, Calif. – Northrop Grumman and the U.S. Air Force’s Space and Missile Systems Center will demonstrate ways to make future protected military satellite communications capabilities more affordable with three awards received Sept. 28 under the Protected Military Satellite Communication Design for Affordability Risk Reduction initiative. Under the 10-month, firm fixed-price contracts, the company…

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Boeing Phantom Phoenix small satellites reduce manufacturing, mission costs

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Boeing photograph Boeing is developing a family of small satellite prototypes, called Phantom Phoenix, that can quickly and affordably be manufactured and configured for specific missions. Boeing is developing a family of small satellite prototypes, called Phantom Phoenix, that can quickly and affordably be manufactured and configured for specific missions. Sharing a common architecture, flight…

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Lockheed Martin submits proposal for U.S. Air Force’s satellite hosted payload initiative

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Lockheed Martin submitted its competitive proposal for the U.S. Air Force’s Hosted Payload Solutions initiative aimed at leveraging commercial satellites for some government missions. According to the August 1 government solicitation, HoPS will provide the Air Force Space and Missile Systems Center (Los Angeles Air Force Base, Calif. and other U.S. government organizations with “a…

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Lockheed Martin completes major GPS III flight software milestone

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The Lockheed Martin team developing the U.S. Air Forces next generation Global Position System III satellites has completed a key flight software milestone validating the softwareís ability to provide reliable and effective command and control for the GPS III satellites planned for launch into orbit. The GPS III program will affordably replace aging GPS satellites,…

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SMC enters cooperative research, development agreement with SpaceX

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EL SEGUNDO, Calif. – The Space and Missile Systems Center at Los Angeles Air Force Base, Calif., has signed a Cooperative Research and Development Agreement with Space Exploration Technologies Corp., better known as SpaceX, as part of the company’s effort to certify its Falcon 9 v1.1 Launch System for National Security Space missions. This cooperative…

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