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  • Harris Completes Tests on NOAA's GOES-R Ground Segment; Romy Olaisen Comments - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    Harris Completes Tests on NOAA’s GOES-R Ground Segment; Romy Olaisen Comments

    Harris Corp. has completed testing and verification of the Geostationary Operational Environmental Satellite-R Series ground segment ahead of the satellite’s delivery to the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration. The company said Monday the tests checked the GOES-R ground system’s capability to generate weather data for NOAA and interface with the Advanced Weather Interactive Processing System of the National Weather […] More

  • Harris Integrates Ground Segment IT Hardware for NOAA Satellite; Romy Olaisen Comments - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    Harris Integrates Ground Segment IT Hardware for NOAA Satellite; Romy Olaisen Comments

    Harris Corp. has fully installed and integrated the computer hardware for the ground segment of the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration‘s Geostationary Operational Environmental Satellite““R series. The company said Wednesday the hardware makes up the ground segment’s operational system, which works to help GOES-R satellites perform their weather detection and tracking mission. “System testing can be completed now that the hardware is […] More

  • Lockheed Joins GOES-R Weather Satellite Modules, Harris Installs Product Apps - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    Lockheed Joins GOES-R Weather Satellite Modules, Harris Installs Product Apps

    A Lockheed Martin team has completed its work to couple the large system and propulsion modules for the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration‘s Geostationary Operational Environmental Satellite-R series. The A2100-based satellite’s system module comprises the command and data handling, communication and electrical power subsystems, Lockheed said Thursday. Harris Corp. has also installed the initial weather product applications into GOES-R’s ground segment hardware, […] More

  • Harris Installs Ground Segment Components of NOAA's Weather Satellite; Romy Olaisen Comments - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    Harris Installs Ground Segment Components of NOAA’s Weather Satellite; Romy Olaisen Comments

    Harris Corp. has completed the installation and integration of 89 out of 155 ground segment components of the Geostationary Operational Environmental Satellite “” R Series weather monitoring tool of the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration. The company said Tuesday the tested network infrastructure hardware and software is located at NOAA’s satellite operations facilities in Suitland, Maryland; Wallops Island, Virginia; and […] More

  • Romy Olaisen: Harris, NOAA Bring Weather Satellite Antenna Online - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    Romy Olaisen: Harris, NOAA Bring Weather Satellite Antenna Online

    Harris Corp. has built a new antenna feed structure that the government will use to process data from a geostationary weather monitoring satellite. The company is contracted to develop four 9.1-meter antennas for the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration‘s Geostationary Operational Environmental Satellite-R Series constellation, Harris said Wednesday. “We have worked closely with NOAA and […] More

  • Romy Olaisen: Harris to Start NOAA Satellite Part Deliveries This Year - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    Romy Olaisen: Harris to Start NOAA Satellite Part Deliveries This Year

    Harris Corp. has started to deliver hardware and software systems for installation in a National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration satellite network after the equipment passed a pre-shipment review. Those systems will be used to build the ground segment for NOAA“™s Geostationary Operational Environmental Satellite ““ R series program, Harris said Thursday. “We have worked closely with NOAA […] More

  • Harris, NOAA Release Satellite Data Tracking Tool; Romy Olaisen Comments - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    Harris, NOAA Release Satellite Data Tracking Tool; Romy Olaisen Comments

    Harris Corp. and the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration have collaborated to launch a data-monitoring tool designed to help environmental data users distribute accurate weather information to the public. The product anomaly, ticket, relationship, organization and notification (PATRON) tool tracks and reports anomalies about the weather products of the geostationary operational environmental satellite “” R series […] More

  • Harris To Study USAF Weather System Updates; Romy Olaisen Comments - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    Harris To Study USAF Weather System Updates; Romy Olaisen Comments

    Harris Corp. has won a U.S. Air Force contract for an unspecified amount to help update the U.S. Defense Meteorological Satellite Program. The Space and Missile Systems Center’s defense weather systems directorate selected the company to evaluate existing DMSP space and ground assets, Harris said Wednesday. Evaluations will aim to address compatibility and transition issues, […] More

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