Collins Aerospace signs $320 million contract with Lockheed Martin

WINDSOR LOCKS, Conn. -- Collins Aerospace Systems, a unit of United Technologies Corporation has signed a contract with Lockheed Martin to provide critical subsystems to support production of NASA’s Orion spacecraft fleet for Artemis missions III through VIII. Valued at $320 million, the systems being provided by Collins Aerospace will play an important role in enabling NASA’s goal of boots on the Moon by 2024, as well as establishing a sustained presence on and around the Moon to prepare for missions to Mars.

“We’ve been providing life-sustaining solutions for space for 50 years, and we’re proud to be working with Lockheed Martin and NASA to enable decades of future exploration to the Moon, Mars and beyond,” said Kevin Raftery, vice president and general manager, ISR and Space Solutions for Collins Aerospace.

Work for the systems being provided for Orion will be performed at Collins Aerospace facilities across the country, including the location in Rockford.

Other locations are:
•Windsor Locks, Connecticut
•Houston, Texas
•San Dimas, California