Tag Archives: Schriever Air Force Base

Boeing Hands Over Control of 10th WGS Satellite to Air Force

Boeing Hands Over Control of 10th WGS Satellite to Air Force - top government contractors - best government contracting event

Boeing officially transferred control of the the 10th company-built Wideband Global SATCOM satellite to the U.S. Air Force's 4th Space Operations Squadron at a ceremony that took place Thursday at Schriever AF Base in Colorado. The service branch said Friday that WGS-10 represents the second satellite of its kind that an Air Force component has accepted since the merger of the 3rd Space Operations Squadron and 4th SOPS. 

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Raytheon Moves GPS OCX Launch, Checkout System Qualification Testing to USAF Site; Dave Wajsgras Comments

Raytheon Moves GPS OCX Launch, Checkout System Qualification Testing to USAF Site; Dave Wajsgras Comments - top government contractors - best government contracting event

Raytheon has begun to move the site-specific acceptance and qualification testing phase of the launch-and-checkout platform for the U.S. Air Force's GPS Next-Generation Operational Control System from the company's factory to Schriever Air Force Base in Colorado. The company said Wednesday the move came after the LCS system reached a score …

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Lockheed Secures Air Force SMC Engineering, Operations Support Contract

Lockheed Secures Air Force SMC Engineering, Operations Support Contract - top government contractors - best government contracting event

Lockheed Martin‘s space systems business has received a $47 million contract to perform engineering, development and sustainment support at the Air Force Space and Missile Systems Center. The Defense Department said Friday the sole-source contract covers engineering and operations services to SMC’s ground systems and space operations division. Work will occur through Jan. 5, 2019, at Kirtland Air …

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Northrop Prepares AF Polar Region Satcom System for System Acceptance Test

Northrop Prepares AF Polar Region Satcom System for System Acceptance Test - top government contractors - best government contracting event

Northrop Grumman has helped deploy elements of a ground system that will work to provide satellite communications coverage for U.S. Air Force users in the North Polar region under a contract with the service branch. The company said Tuesday the Enhanced Polar System Control and Planning Segment is set to undergo system acceptance testing in 2017. Northrop delivered …

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SES GS to Provide Network Comms Services to Support Missile Defense Mission

SES GS to Provide Network Comms Services to Support Missile Defense Mission - top government contractors - best government contracting event

SES Government Solutions has secured the potential five-year, $10 million Thule Tracking Station Digital Signal 3 service contract for continued communications services to the U.S. government. SES GS said Wednesday the contract works to support missile defense missions and the Air Force Space Command, U.S. Strategic Command and North American Aerospace Defense Command. The deal calls …

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ISS Lands Sustainment Services Contract for Military in US and Asia

ISS Lands Sustainment Services Contract for Military in US and Asia - top government contractors - best government contracting event

Intelligent Software Solutions has received a $2.6 million contract from the U.S. Air Force to continue sustainment services for several military organizations in U.S. and Asia. ISS said March 14 that it will provide continued software and maintenance operations that involve Combined Information Data Network Exchange and WebTAS Enterprise including day-to-day support and code development. …

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CenturyLink Wins 5-Year DISA Fiber Optic System Services Extension

CenturyLink Wins 5-Year DISA Fiber Optic System Services Extension - top government contractors - best government contracting event

CenturyLink will provide the U.S. Defense Information Systems Agency with a fiber optic system to help connect three air bases in Colorado Springs, Colo. under a potential five-year, $1.7 million contract. The company said Wednesday that the system is designed to resist high-altitude electromagnetic pulses and link Schriever Air Force Base, Peterson Air Force Base …

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