Lockheed Martin’s Most Advanced Mobile Communications Satellite Launches

Lockheed Martin’s Most Advanced Mobile Communications Satellite Launches

Third satellite based on modernized LM 2100™ bus enhances coverage across Japan

KOUROU, French Guiana, Feb. 18, 2020 /PRNewswire/ — Lockheed Martin’s (NYSE: LMT) third satellite based on the modernized LM 2100™ bus launched from the Guiana Space Center in French Guiana aboard an Ariane 5 rocket and is traveling to its transfer orbit for a series of in-orbit tests before operations are handed over to Sky Perfect JSAT Corporation (TYO: 9412). JCSAT-17 will provide flexible mobile communications services to users in Japan and the surrounding region.