Tuesday, May 20, 2014

Contract: Lockheed, $20M

Lockheed Martin Space Systems Co., Sunnyvale, Calif., has been awarded a $20,000,000 modification (P00004) to FA8810-13-C-00001 for acceleration effort in support of the production of Space-Based Infrared Systems (SBIRS) Geosynchronous Earth Orbit (GEO) 5 and 6 satellites. The total cumulative face value of the contract is $346,849,435. The contract modification is for planning and production parts including hinges, valves, structures and special test equipment to support the SBIRS GEO 5/6 satellite production. Work will be done in Sunnyvale and is expected to be completed by June 19, 2016. Space and Missile System Center, Los Angeles Air Force Base, Calif., is the contracting activity. (Source: DoD, 05/20/14) Gulf Coast note: Core propulsion system work for the SBIRS is done by Lockheed Martin at Stennis Space Center, Miss.