Tag Archives: Air Force space and missile systems center

SSL to Provide Test Environment for USAF’s Hosted Payload Security Project; Richard White Comments

Innoflight has selected Space Systems Loral to help create a simulation environment for the U.S. Air Force to test and validate cybersecurity of hosted payloads aboard commercial satellites. The testing platform will be built to help the service branch’s Space and Missile Systems Center demonstrate concept of operations, cyber controls and scenarios for …

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Air Force Taps Lockheed to Conduct SBIRS Logistics, Sustainment Studies

Lockheed Martin has secured a $45 million contract modification from the U.S. Air Force for logistics, sustainment and combined task force support services to the Space-Based Infrared System. The Defense Department said Friday Lockheed’s space systems business will conduct studies on the SBIRS CLS and legacy sustainment baseline system for the satellite program’s operational ground …

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Lockheed to Share Space-Based IR Data For Remote Sensing Applications

Lockheed Martin plans to open access to data from the company-built Space Based Infrared System in efforts to foster the development of remote sensing tools for military and civilian applications. The company said Wednesday the infrared data will be made available to government, commercial and academic organizations through the U.S. Air Force‘s data utilization laboratory …

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Lockheed Eyes On-Orbit Re-Programmability for Air Force GPS III Satellites

Lockheed Martin will work to provide an on-orbit re-programmability feature for the U.S. Air Force‘s future global positioning system satellites in response to changing requirements. The company will seek to demonstrate this feature of the GPS III system over the next two years under the Air Force’s GPS III Space Vehicles 11+ Production Readiness …

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Northrop Hands Lockheed 4th Payload for AEHF Satellite

Northrop Grumman has delivered the fourth protected military communications payload for the U.S. Air Force‘s Advanced Extremely High Frequency satellite to prime contractor Lockheed Martin ahead of its integration with the AEHF payload module. Northrop said Monday it will perform payload integration while Lockheed works on satellite bus unit integration as part of a hybrid satellite …

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Kratos Enters 25th Year of Air Force Weather Satellite Partnership

Kratos Defense & Security Solutions Inc. won a $1.3 million Air Force contract option to validate and verify software for a military weather satellite program, Kratos announced Thursday. Kratos will also provide engineering support and review software for the Defense Meteorological Satellite Program. Bob Wright, senior vice president of Kratos’ integral …

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