ORLANDO, Fla., 27 March 2008.L-3 Coleman Aerospace in Orlando, Fla., won a seven-year contract from the Air Force Space and Missile Systems Center at Los Angeles Air Force Base, Calif., for launch systems and services in support of the U.S. Air Force's Sounding Rocket Program-3.
Coleman Aerospace will provide launch systems and services for sub-orbital ballistic trajectories in support of U.S. Air Force and other government experiments that are limited to down-range capability of less than about 3,400 miles. Launches may occur from any government or commercial range worldwide and may be land, air, or sea based.
Coleman Aerospace will provide development, acquisition, and delivery of missile guidance and control systems, payload systems, launch vehicle instrumentation systems, flight software, reentry vehicle configurations, test range support and associated launch services necessary to accomplish the SMC mission. For more information contact L-3 Coleman Aerospace online at www.coleman-aerospace.com.