86 : Ball Aerospace and Technologies Corp.
|Top 100 Revenue:
|2009 earnings :
|Number of employees:
||David L. Taylor, president and CEO
|Head of gov't business:
||Carol Lane, VP, corporate strategy and federal relations
|Lines of business:
||Intelligence, surveillance and reconnaissance, space science and exploration, weather and environment, integrated battlespace, space superiority and technology components
||Navy, Marine Corps, Air Force, Defense Department, NASA, Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency and National Geospatial Agency
||"The Navy’s Space and Naval Warfare Systems Command selected Ball Aerospace & Technologies Corp., in April 2010 for Geosat Follow-on 2, the next generation ocean altimetry satellite. GFO-2 measurements will be used for global ocean, and tactical battlespace characterization. Ball Aerospace will upgrade the payloads, as compared to the original GFO satellite that was launched in 1998, with a dual frequency radar altimeter, and provide enhanced radio frequency interference immunity with reduced data latency. "