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