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Lockheed-Built SBIRS GEO-3 Satellite Fully Operational

A Lockheed Martin-built missile warning satellite that launched Jan. 19 from Cape Canaveral, Fla., has been declared as fully operational and ready for use at the U.S. Air Force. Space Based Infrared System Geosynchronous Earth Orbit 3 transmits data to the 460th Space Wing-operated Mission Control Station at Buckley AF Base in …

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Northrop to Help Analyze Tech Requirements for Future USAF Missile Warning Satellites

The U.S. Air Force has awarded Northrop Grumman a two-year, $47 million contract to examine system and payload requirements for the first two polar space vehicles that will be built through the service branch’s Next-Generation Overhead Persistent Infrared program. Northrop will also conduct risk reduction efforts to support the Next-Gen OPIR initiative …

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