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Rick Ambrose, Lockheed Space Systems EVP, Named to 2019 Wash100 for Space Technology Push, Cloud Adoption for Space Missions

Executive Mosaic is honored to introduce Rick Ambrose, executive vice president of Lockheed Martin’s space systems segment, as an inductee into the 2019 Wash100 — Executive Mosaic’s annual selection of the most influential voices in the government contracting arena — for leading the improvement of space technologies, including utilizing the cloud for space missions. This marks the fourth Wash100 award for Ambrose in the last five years.

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Lockheed’s Marillyn Hewson, Rick Ambrose Host VP Mike Pence at Colorado Space Systems Facility

Vice President Mike Pence toured the Colorado campus of Lockheed Martin‘s space systems business to visit NASA‘s future Mars probe and the U.S. Air Force‘s latest global positioning system satellites, the Denver Business Journal reported Thursday. Company CEO Marillyn Hewson and Lockheed Martin Space Systems Executive Vice President Rick Ambrose joined Pence …

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Lockheed Breaks Ground on New Satellite Production Facility; Rick Ambrose Comments

Lockheed Martin‘s space systems business hosted a groundbreaking ceremony for a satellite manufacturing facility that will be built at the company’s Colorado campus, Denver Business Journal reported Wednesday. The company announced in early August it made a $350 million investment to build the 266,000-square-foot Gateway Center, which is scheduled to open …

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Northrop-Lockheed Team Links Tactical Comms Terminal, AEHF Satellite in Over-the-Air Test

Northrop Grumman and Lockheed Martin have jointly led an industry team that tested the capacity of a tactical terminal to connect with an Advanced Extremely High Frequency satellite managed by the U.S. Air Force. The over-the-air test aimed to demonstrate if the Low Cost Terminal could operate with the Defense Department‘s protected communications network, …

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Lockheed Completes Arabsat Comms Satellite Integration; Rick Ambrose Comments

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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Lockheed Begins Colorado Satellite Manufacturing Hub Construction; Rick Ambrose Comments

Lockheed Martin has kicked off a $350 million project to build a satellite production facility at the company’s Waterton Canyon campus in Colorado. The Gateway Center is scheduled for completion in 2020 and will accommodate Lockheed’s growing workforce and future projects in Colorado, the company said Wednesday. Rick Ambrose, executive vice president …

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Navy Awards Lockheed $51M Contract Modification for Trident II Missile Production

Lockheed Martin will continue to produce Trident II D5 submarine-launched fleet ballistic missiles for the U.S. Navy and provide support for deployed D5 systems under a  $51.1 million contract modification. The Defense Department said Wednesday work will primarily occur in California, Florida, Georgia, Washington, Utah, Virginia, Maryland and Georgia through Sept. 30, 2017. …

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Lockheed to Continue Trident II D5 Missile Production for Navy

Lockheed Martin‘s space systems business has secured a $43.9 million contract modification from the U.S. Navy to produce Trident II D5 submarine-launched fleet ballistic missiles and carry out support for deployed D5 systems. The Defense Department said Friday work will occur in California, Florida, Georgia, Maryland, Washington, Utah and Virginia through Sept. 30, 2017. The …

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Lockheed to Start Environmental, Mechanical Tests on NOAA GOES-S Weather Satellite

Lockheed Martin will begin environmental and mechanical tests on a satellite that the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration will use to support U.S. weather observation operations. Lockheed said Tuesday the Geostationary Operational Environmental Satellites – S weather satellite is the second of four GOES-R series geostationary weather satellites and will undergo …

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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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Lockheed Relocates NOAA Geostationary Weather Satellite to Florida Space Operations Facility

Lockheed Martin has transported the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration‘s Geostationary weather satellite aboard a U.S. Air Force C-5M Super Galaxy cargo transport plane to the Astrotech Space Operations facility in Florida. Lockheed said Tuesday the first of four Geostationary Operational Environmental Satellite R-Series weather satellites are designed to help forecasters collect and analyze data on …

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Sakor to Supply AC Dynamometers for Lockheed’s Aerospace Project Tests

Sakor Technologies will deliver two AC motoring dynamometers to Lockheed Martin‘s space systems business to support the research, development, quality control and design validation of Lockheed’s aerospace projects. Sakor said Wednesday its Accudyne dynamometers are designed to test components for deep space missions, serve as independent test systems or work in a group of up to four …

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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-Built Juno Spacecraft Reaches Orbit Around Jupiter; Guy Beutelschies Comments

NASA‘s Jet Propulsion Laboratory and Lockheed Martin‘s mission support area have worked together to operate and place the company-built Juno spacecraft into a large elliptical polar orbit around Jupiter. Lockheed said Monday the probe reached Jupiter Monday evening after a 1.76-billion-mile journey in the last five years. A team of engineers from the company and …

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