L3Harris Technologies (NYSE:LHX) was selected by United Launch Alliance (ULA) to provide critical avionics and communications equipment to launch Amazon’s Project Kuiper commercial satellites over a five-year period.
ULA will launch the majority of Kuiper Project constellation of satellites to bring low-latency broadband service to places not served by traditional networks.
L3Harris, ULA’s primary launch avionics partner since 2017, will provide communications transmitters, range safety receivers, power distribution and control, data acquisition, flight computers and monitoring units. inertial measurement. L3Harris provided proven launch avionics and services supporting Atlas V and Delta IV; and L3Harris is the primary avionics supplier for the new Vulcan Centaur rockets through 2027. L3Harris will continue to help ULA provide high-performance, affordable launch services and superior solutions for satellite customers.
“This award highlights the long-standing partnership between ULA and L3Harris that enables competitive launch services,” mentioned Christine Houston, President, Electro Optical, L3Harris. “We are proud to be a key team member in launching this large-scale commercial satellite project to connect unserved and underserved communities around the world..”