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Raytheon Picks SES to Host FAA Payload

Raytheon Picks SES to Host FAA Payload - top government contractors - best government contracting event

satellite airforceSES Government Solutions will host a Federal Aviation Administration payload on the company's satellite under a 14-year contract with Raytheon.

SES will construct the wide area augmentation systems payload, launch the SES-15 satellite and operate the spacecraft for 11 years in orbit, SES said Wednesday.

The SES-15 satellite is scheduled for launch in 2017.

The WAAS hosted payload is meant to aid the FAA in air navigation through an expansion in the range of the agency’s global positioning systems.

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