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2014-04-01 12:22:48

DENVER, April 1, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The U.S. Air Force awarded Lockheed Martin [NYSE: LMT] more than $245 million in contract options to complete production of its seventh and eighth next-generation Global Positioning System satellites, known as GPS III. GPS III space vehicles seven and eight (SV 07-08) received initial funding under a February 2013 long lead material contract for the Air Force's second set of four satellites, GPS III SV 05-08. Similar to this current award, the...

2014-03-21 12:20:16

FAIRFAX, Va., March 21, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- General Dynamics Advanced Information Systems, a business unit of General Dynamics (NYSE: GD), was recently awarded a $26 million contract from Lockheed Martin to support the U.S. Air Force Global Positioning System (GPS) III Network Communications Element (NCE). The Air Force's next-generation GPS III satellites will improve position, navigation and timing services and provide advanced anti-jam capabilities yielding superior system...

2014-03-12 12:20:20

CARPINTERIA, Calif., March 12, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Continuing its support for the U.S. Air Force's Global Positioning System (GPS), Northrop Grumman Corporation (NYSE: NOC) has delivered 32 self-deploying, monopole JIB antennas for the third, fourth, fifth and sixth GPS III satellites. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20121024/LA98563LOGO Photos accompanying this release are available at http://media.globenewswire.com/noc/mediagallery.html?pkgid=24084 The company's Astro...

2013-12-18 08:22:17

MAGR 2000-S24 provides cost-effective path for keeping military aircraft up-to-date with latest GPS technology EL SEGUNDO, Calif., Dec. 18, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Raytheon Company (NYSE: RTN) has received a $15.8 million contract order for its MAGR 2000-S24 miniaturized airborne GPS receiver. The order, which includes new production and sustainment of existing systems, is the first under an Indefinite Delivery-Indefinite Quantity (IDIQ) contract awarded to the company in September 2013...

2013-12-16 08:20:48

DENVER, Dec. 16, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- The U.S. Air Force has awarded Lockheed Martin [NYSE: LMT] more than $200 million in contract options to complete production of its fifth and sixth next-generation Global Positioning System satellites, known as GPS III. In February, the Air Force awarded Lockheed Martin a fixed price $120 million contract to procure long lead parts for a second set of four GPS III space vehicles (SV 05-08). This new award provides funding to complete the first...

2013-10-03 08:22:17

OCX Launch and Checkout System will provide a mission-critical capability AURORA, Colo., Oct. 3, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Raytheon Company (NYSE: RTN) successfully completed software Iteration 1.5 Critical Design Review (iCDR) for the Global Positioning System (GPS) Next Generation Operational Control System (OCX). The Iteration 1.5 software development provides the mission-critical Launch and Checkout System (LCS) software to support the first GPS III satellite launch and serves as the...

2013-09-24 08:21:12

Company in development of next-generation GPS receiver technology EL SEGUNDO, Calif., Sept. 24, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Raytheon Company (NYSE: RTN) has delivered its 2,000th Miniaturized Airborne GPS Receiver (MAGR) 2000. Three variants of the MAGR 2000 family of products are currently in service aboard 20 types of fixed-wing and rotary-wing platforms across 16 countries, with a well-established record of excellent performance and reliability. The current MAGR 2000-S24 greatly...

2013-09-23 08:20:58

CAPE CANAVERAL AIR FORCE STATION, Sept. 23, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- The prototype for Lockheed Martin [NYSE: LMT]'s next generation GPS III satellite reached a major milestone on August 30 when it successfully established remote connectivity and communicated with the GPS Next Generation Operational Control System (OCX), being developed by Raytheon [NYSE: RTN], during a series of pre-flight tests. During the Compatibility and Integration (C&I) Tests, Lockheed Martin's GPS III...

2013-09-12 16:21:04

Lockheed Martin, Raytheon complete key program milestone NEWTOWN, Pa., Sept. 12, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Lockheed Martin [NYSE: LMT] and Raytheon Company [NYSE: RTN] successfully completed the third of five planned launch and early orbit exercises to demonstrate the launch readiness of the world's most powerful and accurate Global Positioning System (GPS), the U.S. Air Force's next generation GPS III satellite and Operational Control System (OCX). Successful completion of Exercise 3,...

2013-09-04 08:22:05

Next generation system cleared to test ahead of schedule AURORA, Colo., Sept. 4, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Raytheon Company (NYSE: RTN) received Interim Authorization to Test (IATT) security certification for the Global Positioning System Next Generation Operational Control System (GPS OCX) Launch and Checkout System (LCS) four months ahead of schedule. Raytheon received a one-year certification with no liens, meaning the government does not require any changes. The LCS IATT...