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Defense Meteorological Satellite Program

September 24, 2014

Lockheed Martin Defense Weather Satellite Receives Operational Acceptance

SUNNYVALE, Calif., Sept. 16, 2014—The newest Defense Meteorological Satellite Program (DMSP) satellite, built by Lockheed Martin , was accepted for operations by U.S. Strategic Command (USSTRATCOM) on August 19. This acceptance formally adds DMSP Flight-19 to the existing DMSP constellation.  The satellite constellation provides weather data and forecasting information to civilian and military users.