Lockheed Martin’s first modernized A2100 satellite nearing final assembly

Lockheed Martin’s first modernized A2100 satellite nearing final assembly
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Lockheed Martin’s first modernized A2100 satellite nearing final assembly

Lockheed Martin has completed the integration of the first modernized A2100 spacecraft.

That satellite, Hellas-Sat-4/SaudiGeoSat-1, incorporates improved power, propulsion and electronics systems and advanced manufacturing techniques to reduce costs. The spacecraft will now go into final assembly and testing, with launch planned for 2018. Lockheed Martin has four other satellites under construction on the modernized platform: Arabsat-6A, JCSAT-17, and the Space Based Infrared System satellites 5 and 6. [Lockheed Martin]


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Lockheed Martin’s first modernized A2100 satellite nearing final assembly
Lockheed Martin’s first modernized A2100 satellite nearing final assembly

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