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Space and Missile Systems Center

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From Wikipedia: Space and Missile Systems Center:

The Space and Missile Systems Center (SMC) is a part of Air Force Space Command of the United States Air Force. According to the SMC, its mission is to conduct research and development of U.S. military space and missile systems. The command is also responsible for acquisition, on-orbit testing, and sustainment of several existing programs. It also provides functional staff support for silo based ICBM programs. In addition, SMC supports Air Force Space Command at Peterson AFB, Colorado, with launch operations, on-orbit satellite tracking, data acquisition, and command and control for Department of Defense satellites.

Northrop Grumman

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From Wikipedia: Northrop Grumman:

Northrop Grumman Corporation (NYSE: NOC) is an American aerospace and defense technology company formed by the 1994 purchase of Grumman by Northrop. The company was the fourth largest defense contractor in the world in 2008, and the largest builder of naval vessels. Northrop Grumman employs over 122,000 people worldwide. Its 2007 annual revenue is reported at US$32 billion. Northrop Grumman ranks #76 on the 2008 Fortune 500 list of U.S. industrial companies. It is headquartered in Los Angeles, California.