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Lockheed to Move Fleet Ballistic Missile Program to Florida, Colorado Facilities; Rick Ambrose Comments

Lockheed Martin plans to transfer the Fleet Ballistic Missile program from its space systems business’ facility in California to its other offices in Colorado and Florida in the next eight years. The company plans to relocate approximately 650 FBM positions by 2024 in order to leverage employee skillsets, infrastructure and …

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Lockheed-Collinear Partnership Aims to Commercialize Wireless Transmission Tech; Rick Ambrose Comments

Lockheed Martin and Collinear Networks have partnered to commercialize a global wireless transmission technology designed for telecommunications network operators. Lockheed said Thursday its space systems business has worked with Collinear since June 2014 under a licensing and development agreement to market a Lockheed-developed hybrid point-to-point wireless transmission platform. The agreement gives Collinear exclusive marketing and non-governmental sales …

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DigitalGlobe Launches Lockheed-Built WorldView-4 Satellite; Rick Ambrose Comments

DigitalGlobe received initial signals from Lockheed Martin-built WorldView-4 satellite 45 minutes after it launched Friday from Vandenberg Air Force Base in California. WorldView-4 with a Harris Corp.-made imaging payload took off aboard a United Launch Alliance-made Atlas V rocket to join DigitalGlobe’s satellite constellation, Lockheed said Friday. Rick Ambrose, executive vice president of Lockheed’s space …

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Lockheed, 3 Universities Team Up to Chase Sandia Labs Mgmt Recompete Contract; Rick Ambrose Comments

Lockheed Martin has teamed up with Purdue University, New Mexico State University and the New Mexico Institute of Mining and Technology to bid for a potential $2.9 billion contract to run the Sandia National Laboratories over a 10-year period. Each of the three universities aim to provide personnel and facilities to support Sandia’s research and …

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Lockheed EVP Rick Ambrose to Speak at Atlantic Council’s ‘Captains of Industry Series’

The Atlantic Council‘s Captains of Industry Series will feature Rick Ambrose, a Lockheed Martin executive vice president, in its next event on June 8, 2016. The Council said that Ambrose will hold a discussion on Lockheed’s opinion in the evolving space sector. The Captains of Industry Series showcases aerospace and defense industry senior executives and their opinions on matters that …

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Rick Ambrose: Lockheed Seeks Commercial, Defense Systems Convergence for Govt Space Efforts

Rick Ambrose, executive vice president of Lockheed Martin’s space systems division, considers the convergence of commercial and defense systems as a necessary step in fulfilling the future needs of government for space systems, Space News reported Monday. Ambrose told Space News’ Mike Gruss that the company currently develops high-throughput satellites and payloads, which he says …

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Kay Sears Named Lockheed Space Systems VP for Strategy & Business Devt; Rick Ambrose Comments

Kay Sears, former president of Intelsat General and a 28-year satellite communications industry veteran, has been named vice president of strategy and business development at Lockheed Martin‘s space systems segment. Her appointment takes effect April 4 and she will oversee the organization’s strategic planning, expansion initiatives, advanced technology development and work with commercial …

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Rick Ambrose: Lockheed-Boeing Team Seeks ‘Prudent’ Approach to Vulcan Rocket Development

Rick Ambrose, executive vice president of Lockheed Martin‘s space systems segment, has said Lockheed and Boeing are committed to fund the development of their 50-50 joint venture’s Vulcan rocket, Space News reported Thursday. Mike Gruss writes Ambrose told a press briefing at the Satellite 2016 conference in Maryland that uncertainty on how to …

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Rick Ambrose: Lockheed Eyes Reduced Costs Through 3D Printing, Shortened Satellite Devt Time

Rick Ambrose, executive vice president of Lockheed Martin‘s space systems segment, has said the company has adopted 3D printing technology and works to accelerate satellite development time by 40 percent in an effort to reduce costs, Reuters reported Tuesday. Ambrose told Reuters reporter Andrea Shalal in an interview that he expects Lockheed …

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Rick Ambrose: Lockheed Completes GPS III Satellite Thermal Vacuum Test

Rick Ambrose, executive vice president of Lockheed Martin‘s space systems segment, has said the company has concluded a thermal vacuum test on the first satellite for the U.S. Air Force’s GPS III program, Space News reported Wednesday. Mike Gruss writes Ambrose made the announcement through a post on his Twitter account. Lockheed is contracted …

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Rick Ambrose: Lockheed Eyes Commercial Satellite Business Growth

Rick Ambrose, executive vice president of Lockheed Martin‘s space systems unit, said the company looks to expand its commercial satellite business and aims for up to three commercial deals annually in an interview with Via Satellite posted Wednesday. Mark Holmes writes that Ambrose pointed to contracts with commercial clients such as Arabsat as …

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Lockheed Opens Denver Satellite Sensing, Comms Tech Development Hub; Rick Ambrose Comments

Lockheed Martin has opened a new center in Denver to house satellite sensing and communication technology development efforts. The radio frequency payload center is built to accommodate the development, production and testing of reconfigurable payloads and satellite systems, Lockheed said Tuesday. Rick Ambrose, executive vice president of space systems at Lockheed, said the …

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Rick Ambrose: 3D Printing Tech Helps Lockheed Shorten Satellite Development Cycle

Rick Ambrose, executive vice president of Lockheed Martin‘s space systems segment, told Al.com in an interview published Thursday that the company has adopted three-dimensional printing technology with the goal of reducing system research and development cycle times. Ambrose told Al.com reporter Lee Roop that Lockheed uses 3D printers to build …

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