July 11, 2016
FARNBOROUGH, England, July 11, 2016 — UTC Aerospace Systems, a unit of United Technologies Corp. (NYSE: UTX), announced the award of a study contract to complete the integration of its MS-177 sensor system into the U.S. Air Force (USAF) Distributed Common Ground System (DCGS). Awarded by Lockheed Martin, the contract will support the USAF and
February 1, 2016
MELBOURNE, Fla.—Harris Corporation (NYSE:HRS) has announced that it will offer an all-digital navigation payload for GPS III Space Vehicles (SV) 11 and beyond. Harris’ fully digital navigation payload will add value to the U.S. Air Force’s GPS mission by offering enhanced performance and enabling on-orbit reprogramming. The all-digital payload expands on the advanced features of
March 3, 2015
The U.S. Air Force confirmed to Space News that it lost a 20-year-old military weather satellite in a “catastrophic event” that produced 43 pieces of space debris on Feb. 3, 2015.