US Air Force Awards Lockheed Martin GPS M-Code Early Use Ground System Upgrade Contract
Sunday, 17 September 2017 () Denver CO (SPX) Sep 13, 2017
The U.S. Air Force awarded Lockheed Martin (NYSE: LMT) a $45.5 million contract to provide Military Code (M-Code) Early Use (MCEU) capability to the Global Positioning System (GPS). Part of the Air Force's overall modernization plan for the GPS, M-Code is an advanced, new signal designed to improve anti-jamming and protection from spoofing, as well as to increase secure access, to military
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