L-3 to Provide GPS 3 Satellite Test Software to Lockheed Martin

October 23, 2009

L-3 Telemetry-West (L-3 TW), a division of L-3 Communications, has been contracted by Lockheed Martin Space Systems to supply a command, control, communications, and monitor (C3M) system for use in factory testing on the GPS 3 satellite program, L-3 announced Oct. 21.
The C3M software is based on L-3 TW's InControl software, which aims to support satellite test and on-orbit operations. InControl will provide the GPS 3 test executive for Lockheed Martinís factory assembly, integration and test of the satellites.

Financial details of the contract were not disclosed.