Lockheed Opens New Satellite Facility:

Lockheed Martin dedicated a new 20,000-square foot, $3 million facility in Rockville, Md., to house a “secure, state-of-the-art software development environment,” according to a company release. The Milsatcom Center of Excellence includes a software development, integration, and test laboratory, and office space for engineers and software developers. Lockheed plans to consolidate its Milsatcom activities currently conducted at Gaithersburg, Md., and at the former Comsat facility in Clarksburg, Md., at the new center. It also plans to hire “up to 200” additional people.