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L3Harris Awarded $117 Million Space Object-Tracking Modernization Contract
  • Supports US Space Force efforts to protect satellites
  • Maintains and upgrades space domain awareness and command and control systems
  • Third-year option continues work first awarded in 2020

MELBOURNE, Fla., April 06, 2022 (L3Harris Technologies PR) — L3Harris Technologies (NYSE:LHX) has been awarded $117 million for option-year three of a U.S. Space Force and U.S. Space Command contract to continue maintaining and modernizing infrastructure to track objects in space. The Maintenance Of Space Situational Awareness Integrated Capabilities (MOSSAIC) program has an estimated contract value of $1.2 billion over 10 years.

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  • April 9, 2022
L3Harris Selected to Integrate, Accelerate U.S. Space Force’s Atlas Space Domain Awareness Project
  •  Strengthens Space Force’s ability to track and respond to anti-satellite near-peer threats
  • Upgrades Space Defense Operations Center to a new system
  • Accelerates advanced tracking and analysis of space objects and their behaviors

MELBOURNE, Fla. (L3Harris PR) — L3Harris Technologies (NYSE:LHX) has been selected by the U.S. Space Force to continue efforts to upgrade and modernize its space domain awareness, which is used to help combat anti-satellite threats.

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  • February 4, 2022
L3Harris Wins Second Major U.S. Weather Satellite Study
Credit: L3Harris Technologies
  • Confirms company’s leadership in weather satellite technology
  • Study will accelerate production of advance satellite sensors for severe storm tracking
  • Follows NOAA’s recent imager design study award

MELBOURNE, Fla. (L3Harris Technologies PR) — NASA has selected L3Harris Technologies (NYSE:LHX) to conduct a second advanced study to significantly improve the accuracy and timeliness of U.S. weather forecasting.  

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  • October 20, 2021
Space Development Agency Approves L3 Harris Design Plans for New Missile Tracking Satellites
Missile warning satellite (Credit: L3 Harris)
  • Defines design baseline for Space Development Agency’s missile tracking program
  • Demonstrates ability to move quickly for rapid acquisition prototype programs
  • Allows L3Harris to continue development of critical missile warning satellite

MELBOURNE, Fla. (L3 Harris PR) — L3Harris Technologies (NYSE:LHX) has accomplished a key milestone in the development of a missile tracking satellite prototype for the Space Development Agency (SDA).  

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  • September 21, 2021
L3Harris Selected for Future U.S. Weather Satellite Imager Design Phase Study
  • Continues development of next-generation weather imagers concept
  • Leverages proven, high-maturity technology to provide low-risk solution
  • Provides a capability leap for future weather forecasting

MELBOURNE, Fla., April 5, 2021 (L3Harris Technologies PR) — NASA has selected L3Harris Technologies (NYSE:LHX) to develop a concept for the next generation of geostationary weather imagers which will help advance future severe storm tracking, weather forecasting, climate and other Earth observations.

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  • April 8, 2021
L3Harris Awarded $137 Million Contract for Four Additional Payload Mission Data Units for GPS III Follow-on

MELBOURNE, Fla. — L3Harris Technologies (NYSE:LHX) has received contracts totaling $137 million for four navigation payload Mission Data Units (MDU) for future GPS III Follow-on (GPS IIIF) satellites.

Lockheed Martin, the prime contractor for GPS III/IIIF, selected L3Harris in 2018 to design and build the first two fully-digital MDUs, the heart of the satellite’s navigation payload. The MDU generates more powerful GPS signals and assures clock operations for GPS users.

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  • February 24, 2021
L3Harris to Support Development of Artificial Intelligence Systems for DOD Programs
  • Supports U.S. defense applications; increases system efficiency and capacity
  • Demonstrates innovative artificial intelligence/machine learning interface
  • Automates image and video analysis making full use of data collected

MELBOURNE, Fla. — L3Harris Technologies (NYSE:LHX) will help the U.S. Department of Defense (DOD) develop artificial intelligence and machine learning (AI/ML) systems to help reduce the amount of time it takes to decipher usable intelligence from increasing amounts of data collected from space and airborne assets.

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  • November 1, 2020