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09.26.2018 | Space Infrastructure

Maxar Selected for Contract to Provide Innovative SmallSat Solutions to Department of Defense

By: Maxar Technologies

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SSL, a Maxar company, has been selected as one of three companies qualified to compete for work under an indefinite-delivery/indefinite-quantity (IDIQ) contract called Small Spacecraft Prototyping Engineering Development and Integration – Space Solutions (SSPEDI SpS).

The contract establishes a pool of pre-qualified candidates that can provide rapid and flexible means for the Department of Defense’s Space Rapid Capabilities Office to acquire commercially-developed solutions for small to medium spacecraft and related systems. As one of the awardees, SSL will be eligible to compete for multiple future awards over the five-year ordering period of the contract, up to a cumulative value of $750 million.

To supercharge its offerings, SSL is harnessing the collective power of Maxar Technologies.

For more information, view the official award statement.

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