AIR FORCE

GD nabs $25.4M subcontract from Lockheed for GPS satellites

General Dynamics Advanced Information Systems has won a $25.4 million subcontract from Lockheed Martin to help support the Air Force’s GPS III satellites.

These satellites will improve position, navigation and timing services and provide advanced anti-jam capabilities yielding superior system security, accuracy and reliability, General Dynamics said in a release.

Under the contract, the company will assist Lockheed Martin in providing the network communications capability for space satellite seven and eight.

Specifically, General Dynamics will provide the communications functions for the satellites including the ground-to-space command and control channel, the space-to-space inter-satellite channel and the command and telemetry communication channels.

About the Author

Mark Hoover is a senior staff writer with Washington Technology. You can contact him at mhoover@washingtontechnology.com, or connect with him on Twitter at @mhooverWT.

Reader Comments

Please post your comments here. Comments are moderated, so they may not appear immediately after submitting. We will not post comments that we consider abusive or off-topic.

Please type the letters/numbers you see above

What is your e-mail address?

My e-mail address is:

Do you have a password?

Forgot your password? Click here
close
SEARCH

Trending

  • Dive into our Contract Award database

    In an exclusive for WT Insider members, we are collecting all of the contract awards we cover into a database that you can sort by contractor, agency, value and other parameters. You can also download it into a spreadsheet. Our databases track awards back to 2013. Read More

  • Navigating the trends and issues of 2016 Nick Wakeman

    In our latest WT Insider Report, we pull together our best advice, insights and reporting on the trends and issues that will shape the market in 2016 and beyond. Read More

 Top 100 Promo 2016
contracts DB