Image: Members of the 4th Space Control Squadron stand in front of the Counter Communications System Block 10.2 at Peterson Space Force Base, Colo. Photo: U.S. Air Force
Blog Editor’s Note: A jammer to jam jammers.
A whole lot of jamming goin’ on.
WASHINGTON — The U.S. Space Force awarded L3Harris Technologies a $120.7 million contract to upgrade a ground-based communications jammer used to block adversaries’ satellite transmissions.
The contract, announced Oct. 22, is for upgrades to the Counter Communications System Block 10.2 that currently operates at Peterson Space Force Base, Colorado; Vandenberg Space Force Base, California; Cape Canaveral Space Force Station, Florida; and classified locations overseas.