Lockheed Secures $4.9B For Three Next-Gen OPIR Satellites

Artist's concept of OPIR satellite.
Credit: Raytheon
The U.S. Space Force has awarded Lockheed Martin a $4.9 billion undefinitized contract modification to build three geosynchronous Next-Generation Overhead Persistent Infrared (OPIR) satellites. In 2018, the government chose Lockheed to develop these missile warning satellites. The initial contract...

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