Lockheed Martin has won nearly $46 million to manufacture two Space Based Infrared System missile warning satellites, the Defense Department said in a press release.
"Lockheed Martin Space Systems has been awarded a $45,999,901 modification to previously awarded contract for production of the fifth and sixth Space Based Infrared System (SBIRS) geosynchronous missile-warning satellites," the release said Thursday.
Contractor will also provide integration of an additional subsystem and propulsion modifications, the release states.
SBIRS is a US Air Force orbiting network of satellites in geosynchronous earth orbit that provides a continuous view of the Earth’s surface. It's acute sensors operated in the infrared spectrum and provides around the clock global strategic missile warning capability.
Work is expected to be complete by July 31, 2022.
The US State Department has approved a possible Foreign Military Sale of 67 Common Missile Warning System (CMWS) to the government of Egypt. Egypt has requested for CMWS for the air forces AH-64E Apache, UH-60 Blackhawks, and CH-47 Chinook Helicopters and related equipment, training, and support
Lockheed Martin has won a $82 million contract by the U.S Air Force to start the initial work on the fifth and sixth geosynchronous (GEO) satellites in the Space Based Infrared System (SBIRS) missile warning constellation
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Lockheed Martin has completed the air vehicle critical design review (CDR) for the US Air Forces (USAF) Combat Rescue Helicopter (CRH) programme. The CDR allows the programme to move forward in assembling, testing and evaluating the HH-60W helicopter, the company announced Tuesday
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