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2013-09-18 08:20:10

Third Satellite Joins Advanced Extremely High Frequency Constellation CAPE CANAVERAL AIR FORCE STATION, Fla., Sept. 18, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- The third Advanced Extremely High Frequency (AEHF) military communication satellite, built by a Lockheed Martin [NYSE: LMT] team for the U.S. Air Force, was successfully launched today at 4:10 a.m. EDT from Cape Canaveral Air Force Station aboard a United Launch Alliance (ULA) Atlas V rocket. Lockheed Martin confirmed signal acquisition at 51...

2013-09-16 16:20:50

CAPE CANAVERAL AIR FORCE STATION, Fla., Sept. 16, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- The U.S. Air Force's third Advanced Extremely High Frequency (AEHF) military communications satellite, designed and built by a Lockheed Martin [NYSE: LMT] team, is ready to launch aboard a United Launch Alliance Atlas V rocket from Cape Canaveral Air Force Station, Fla. Launch is set for Sept. 18 with a two-hour launch window opening at 3:04 a.m. EDT. The AEHF system provides vastly improved global, survivable,...

2013-09-09 08:20:14

PARIS, Sept. 9, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Lockheed Martin (NYSE: LMT) today announced that it has applied substantial enhancements to its A2100 satellite platform to meet current and future global communications market needs. The new A2100 technical update addresses design architecture and manufacturing processes, offering satellite operators catalog-to-order solutions that leverage common parts, subsystems and components to meet specific customer and mission needs. "We literally are transforming...

2013-09-03 12:20:38

NEWTOWN, Pa., Sept. 3, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- The Lockheed Martin [NYSE: LMT] A2100 communications satellite series has achieved a major milestone by achieving over 400 cumulative years of successful, in-orbit operations. "The versatile and configurable A2100 common platform offers both our commercial and government customers reduced cost and risk while ensuring mission success, high reliability and outstanding sustained performance," said Linda Reiners, president of Lockheed...

2013-08-08 00:20:13

CAPE CANAVERAL AIR FORCE STATION, Fla., Aug. 7, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- A United Launch Alliance (ULA) Delta IV rocket successfully launched the sixth Wideband Global SATCOM (WGS-6) satellite for the U.S. Air Force at 8:29 p.m. EDT today from Space Launch Complex-37. This is ULA's seventh launch in 2013, the 73(rd) launch since the company was formed in December 2006, and the second WGS mission launch this year. "Congratulations to the entire team on today's successful launch of the...

2013-06-27 12:21:37

CENTENNIAL, Colo., June 27, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- United Launch Alliance (ULA) today announced the selection of RUAG Space AG of Zurich, Switzerland as its strategic partner for Dual Launch Capability development. "Our relationship with RUAG over the last 17 years has grown to be highly collaborative and synergistic," said Michael Gass, ULA president and chief executive officer. "Forming this strategic partnership is the next evolutionary step, and creates future business...

2013-03-19 20:20:29

CAPE CANAVERAL AIR FORCE STATION, Fla., March 19, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- A United Launch Alliance (ULA) Atlas V rocket successfully launched the second Space-Based Infrared System (SBIRS) GEO-2 satellite for the U.S. Air Force at 5:21 p.m. EDT today from Space Launch Complex-41. ULA launched the first satellite in the constellation, GEO-1, aboard an Atlas V on May 7, 2011. (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20130319/SF80237) This was the 3(rd) ULA launch of the year, the 37(th)...

2012-08-30 06:20:35

ARLINGTON, Va., Aug. 30, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- ATK (NYSE: ATK) composite technology supported the successful August 30 launch of a United Launch Alliance Atlas V rocket from Cape Canaveral Air Force Station, Florida. The ULA Atlas V rocket launched the Radiation Belt Storm Probes (RBSP) mission for NASA. RBSP is designed to help understand the Sun's influence on Earth and Near-Earth space by studying the Earth's radiation belts on various scales of space and time. The rocket flew in the 401...

2012-08-03 14:20:21

CENTENNIAL, Colo., Aug. 3, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- United Launch Alliance (ULA) congratulates its partner, The Boeing Company, on today's announcement of NASA's Commercial Crew Integrated Capability (CCiCap) Space Act Agreement. Boeing has selected ULA's reliable, commercially developed Atlas V as the launch vehicle for test flights of the Boeing CST-100 spacecraft. "ULA's launch vehicles provide the highest confidence, lowest risk solution for human spaceflight. The Atlas V has 31...

2012-08-03 14:20:20

CENTENNIAL, Colo., Aug. 3, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- United Launch Alliance (ULA) congratulates its partner Sierra Nevada Corporation (SNC) on the selection for NASA's Commercial Crew Integrated Capability Contract (CCiCap). Sierra Nevada Corporation's Dream Chaser(®) plans to use ULA's reliable, commercially developed Atlas V as the launch vehicle. "ULA's launch vehicles provide the highest confidence, lowest risk solution for human spaceflight. The Atlas V has 31 consecutive...