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  • Lockheed Turns Mobile Comm System Over to US Navy; Iris Bombelyn Comments - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    Lockheed Turns Mobile Comm System Over to US Navy; Iris Bombelyn Comments

    Lockheed Martin has turned over to the U.S. Navy a satellite designed to help on-the-move users send communication signals to others following a four-month on-orbit evaluation. The company gave operational control of the second Mobile User Objective System to the Naval Satellite Operations Center along with three ground stations for additional testing prior to a […] More

  • Harris-Built SATCOM Antenna Reflectors Carried Into Space - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    Harris-Built SATCOM Antenna Reflectors Carried Into Space

    A military communications satellite built by Lockheed Martin that launched July 19 contained two unfurlable mesh antenna reflectors constructed by Harris Corp. The second Mobile User Objective System satellite deployed the reflectors and the company will build 10 total reflectors for each of the five MUOS satellites, Harris said Monday. One reflector is a 46-foot diameter unit for multi-beam […] More

  • ATK Hardware Helps Lift Lockheed Military Comm Satellite; Joy de Lisser Comments - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    ATK Hardware Helps Lift Lockheed Military Comm Satellite; Joy de Lisser Comments

    ATK provided hardware to the U.S. Navy and Lockheed Martin for the company’s newest military communications satellite, which launched Friday. ATK developed the propellant tank for the United Launch Alliance Atlas V rocket that lifted the Mobile User Objective System-2 satellite into space from Cape Canaveral Air Force Station in Florida, ATK said Friday. The company […] More

  • Lockheed Transports MUOS-2 Satellite to U.S. Navy Base - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    Lockheed Transports MUOS-2 Satellite to U.S. Navy Base

    Lockheed Martin Corp. has handed over to the U.S. Navy its second mobile communications satellite to commence site testing and delivery of the spacecraft to orbit. The Bethesda, Md.-based contractor will install the Mobile User Objective System““2 aboard a United Launch Alliance Atlas V rocket for a July launch, Lockheed said Monday. It transported the […] More

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