Companies that competed earlier this year for Space Development Agency satellite contracts awarded to L3Harris and SpaceX were asked to resubmit their proposals following several protests.
Raytheon Technologies' acquisition of satellite manufacturer Blue Canyon Technologies has been completed, the company announced Dec. 22.
The procurement of eight missile-tracking satellites by the Space Development Agency remains on hold amid a new protest filed by Raytheon.
Raytheon announced Nov. 10 it intends to acquire Blue Canyon Technologies, a manufacturer of small satellites and spacecraft components.
Raytheon, L3Harris and BAE collectively received $552.5 million in contracts to develop and produce integrated circuit cards for military GPS receivers.
Airbus and Raytheon have filed protests with the Government Accountability Office challenging Space Development Agency contracts awarded to L3Harris and SpaceX last month for eight missile-tracking satellites, putting the projects on hold until the dispute is resolved.
Raytheon Intelligence & Space is designing a prototype weather satellite for the U.S. Space Force Space and Missile Systems Center that draws heavily on technology from the firm’s Visible Infrared Imaging Radiometer Suite and Moderate Resolution Imaging Spectroradiometer.
Collins military GPS will be integrated into BAE Systems’ Electronic Systems sector.
Raytheon won a National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration contract for a study of High-Resolution Infrared Sounder (HIRIS), a weather instrument designed to offer detailed views of cloud tops and the dry line, where moist and dry air meet.
The contract awarded to Raytheon is for Overhead Persistent Infrared sensor payloads.
Raytheon won a National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration contract for a design study of Real Time Imager, an instrument to obtain high-resolution Earth observation imagery from geostationary orbit.
Raytheon and a Northrop Grumman/Ball Aerospace team designed competing sensor payloads for the Next-Gen OPIR geosynchronous satellites.
Raytheon will remove the system’s IBM computers and install new Hewlett Packard Enterprise hardware.
The contracts are to develop and produce Protected Tactical Waveform-capable modems