The five-year sole-source contract is for the operations and maintenance of SBIRS ground control centres.
The two companies collaborated to pitch a conceptual Lunar Terrain Vehicle to NASA’s Artemis programme.
The Atlas V has been used to launch multiple national security and NASA missions, including the Perseverance Rover currently roaming Mars.
The agreement will help ABL and Lockheed Martin accelerate the development and deployment of next-generation space systems over the next decade.
The companies signed a strategic interest agreement for the joint development of 5G mobile broadband capability from space.
The agreement comes after the companies worked together to evaluate the effectiveness of SIAT for early production testing and operational scenarios.
The new digital payloads passed a critical design review in February 2020.