Lockheed Martin is redesigning the bus used for Global Positioning System satellites so they can be upgraded with new hardware on orbit.
L3Harris Technologies received a $136 million contract from Lockheed Martin for four digital payloads for GPS navigation satellites.
SMC on Oct. 7 exercised an option under a 2018 contract to purchase two more GPS 3F satellites from Lockheed Martin for $511 million.
One of the largest single items is $255 million to launch two GPS 3 satellites
L3Harris' new digital payload will be introduced in the 11th satellite of the GPS 3 constellation.
The Canadian government has selected MDA to design, build and deliver 10 search-an- rescue repeaters for its Medium Earth Orbit Search and Rescue system to be hosted on the U.S. Air Force’s next-generation GPS satellites.