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Lockheed Completes Arabsat Comms Satellite Integration; Rick Ambrose Comments

Lockheed Completes Arabsat Comms Satellite Integration; Rick Ambrose Comments - top government contractors - best government contracting event

A group of Lockheed Martin engineers and technicians has integrated a modernized A2100 communications satellite built for Arabsat and the King Abdulaziz City for Science and Technology in Saudi Arabia ahead of a scheduled launch in the second quarter of 2018. Lockheed said Thursday Hellas-Sat/SaudiGeosat-1 is designed to provide telecommunications services for Arabsat …

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Rick Ambrose: Lockheed Eyes Commercial Satellite Business Growth

Rick Ambrose: Lockheed Eyes Commercial Satellite Business Growth - top government contractors - best government contracting event

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 Subcontracts Aerojet Rocketdyne for Satellite Propulsion Systems; Warren Yasuhara Comments

Lockheed Subcontracts Aerojet Rocketdyne for Satellite Propulsion Systems; Warren Yasuhara Comments - top government contractors - best government contracting event

Lockheed Martin has selected Aerojet Rocketdyne to provide the XR-5 Hall Effect and MR-510 Arcjet electric propulsion subsystems and monopropellant rocket engines for Lockheed’s contract with Arabsat. Aerojet Rocketdyne said Tuesday Lockheed will fit the subsystems and rocket engines onto two modernized A2100 satellites as part of efforts to boost mission flexibility. Warren Yasuhara, vice president of space …

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Rick Ambrose: New Lockheed Commercial Space HQ in Denver Eyes Industry Support

Rick Ambrose: New Lockheed Commercial Space HQ in Denver Eyes Industry Support - top government contractors - best government contracting event

Lockheed Martin‘s Rick Ambrose and Colorado Gov. John Hickenlooper led the ribbon-cutting ceremony for the company’s new commercial space business headquarters in Denver this week after a transition from the previous headquarters in Pennsylvania. Lockheed said Wednesday the new office will house its program management, engineering and A2100 satellite operations, which deliver mobile and broadband communications services …

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