Satnews Daily
November 18th, 2019

Billions from USAF's SMC for Lockheed Martin

With the USAF's SMC (Space and Missile Systems Center) as the contracting party, Lockheed Martin Corp. has been awarded a ceiling amount of $3,329,600,000 single award, indefinite-delivery/indefinite-quantity (IDIQ) contract for combined orbital operations, logistics and resiliency support services.

Artistic rendition of a USAF AEHF satellite on-orbit.

This contract provides for operations, sustainment and enhancement activities to support the USAF's Advanced Extremely High Frequency, Milstar and Defense Satellite Communications System III programs. 

Artistic rendition of a USAF MILSTAR satellite.

The work will be performed at Peterson Air Force Base, Colorado; Schriever Air Force Base, Colorado; and Sunnyvale, California — November 30, 2029, is the expected completion date.

Artistic rendition of USAF's Defense Satellite Communications Systems (DSCS).

This award is the result of a sole source acquisition.  No funds will be obligated on the basic contract and the type of funding will be obligated on subsequent task and delivery orders.