Latest Space-Based Infrared System Stories

2009-08-26 11:15:00

SUNNYVALE, Calif., ,Aug. 26, /PRNewswire/ -- Lockheed Martin (NYSE: LMT) announced today that the second Space Based Infrared System (SBIRS) Highly Elliptical Orbit (HEO-2) payload and associated ground systems have been certified for missile warning operations by U.S.

2009-07-24 09:58:00

SUNNYVALE, Calif., July 24 /PRNewswire/ -- The Lockheed Martin (NYSE: LMT)-led team developing the Space Based Infrared System (SBIRS) announced today that the second Highly Elliptical Orbit (HEO-2) payload and ground system modifications have been accepted for operations by the U.S.

2009-06-14 01:45:00

PARIS, June 14 /PRNewswire/ -- PARIS AIR SHOW -- Lockheed Martin (NYSE: LMT) announced today that it has delivered the final block of a new flight software architecture that will provide highly reliable spacecraft command and control operations for the Space-Based Infrared System (SBIRS) geosynchronous orbit (GEO) satellite constellation. The SBIRS program is designed to provide early warning of missile launches, and simultaneously support other missions including missile defense, technical...

2009-06-10 09:30:00

SUNNYVALE, Calif., June 10 /PRNewswire/ -- The Lockheed Martin (NYSE: LMT)-led team developing the U.S. Air Force's Space-Based Infrared System (SBIRS) has successfully mated the spacecraft bus with the infrared sensor payload for the second geosynchronous SBIRS spacecraft (GEO-2).

2009-06-02 11:25:00

SUNNYVALE, Calif., June 2 /PRNewswire/ -- The U.S.

2009-04-20 16:28:00

SUNNYVALE, Calif., April 20 /PRNewswire/ -- Lockheed Martin (NYSE: LMT) announced today a major milestone on the U.S.

2009-04-09 17:03:00

SUNNYVALE, Calif., April 9 /PRNewswire/ --The Lockheed Martin (NYSE: LMT) Space-Based Infrared System (SBIRS) team has submitted its proposal for the program's follow-on production phase and has completed a major Preliminary Design Review (PDR) milestone with the U.S. Air Force.

2009-03-02 09:00:00

EL SEGUNDO, Calif., March 2, 2009 /PRNewswire/ -- Raytheon Company (NYSE: RTN) has completed performance testing of an infrared missile warning sensor that monitors an entire hemisphere from a single telescope. The first-of-its-kind staring sensor, encompassing Raytheon's large-format focal-plane arrays, will be able to detect and track dimmer objects than sensors in current operation, according to Bill Hart, vice president for the company's Space Systems group. "This sensor is important to...

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