Lockheed, Northrop Select Payloads For Next-Gen Missile Warning Sats

Northrop Grumman and Ball Aerospace will design and develop the two mission payloads for the Next Generation Overhead Persistent Infrared Polar program.
Credit: Northrop Grumman
The U.S. Space Force’s (USSF) plan to replace its Space Based Infrared System (SBIRS) of satellites took another step forward as prime contractors Lockheed Martin and Northrop Grumman selected payload providers for their next-generation satellites on March 1. Both companies are supplying satellites...
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