(Report via NewsEdge) The US Air Force Space Command, Space and Missile Systems Center has chosen Lockheed Martin to continue providing support and evolutionary growth to the command's premier weather satellite receiving stations.
If all options are exercised, the contract is valued at $47 million over the next nine years.
The MARK IVB System is a recently redesigned global satellite weather system that can support the military forces beyond 2020 with all currently defined satellites.
Its leading edge technologies provide for flash-updated satellite changes and full-system redundancy with significant growth opportunity as many more satellites are added to the world's multi-national weather constellation.
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