Friday, July 10, 2009

Contract: Lockheed, $262.5M

Lockheed Martin Space Systems Co., Sunnyvale, Calif., was awarded a $262,500,000 contract for the long lead parts and material procurement for the 4th Space Based Infrared Systems Geosynchronous Earth Orbit Satellite and the 4th Highly Elliptical Orbit Payload. Space Based Infrared Systems Wing, Los Angeles Air Force Base, Calif., is the contracting activity. (Source: DoD, 07/10/09) Gulf Coast note: Lockheed Martin Mississippi Space and Technology Center, Stennis Space Center, Miss., builds subsystems for SBIRS.