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Pentagon awards $2.55 billion worth of contracts to L3Harris, Lockheed, Sierra Space

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(Reuters) - L3Harris Technologies, Lockheed Martin and Sierra Space have won separate contracts from the Pentagon to deliver and operate 18 satellites related to the agency's missile-tracking efforts, the Space Development Agency said on Tuesday.

L3Harris' contract is worth up to $919 million, Lockheed's contract has a potential value of $890 million, while Sierra Space was awarded a deal of up to $740 million.

(Reporting by Akash Sriram in Bengaluru and Joey Roulette in Washington DC; Editing by Shailesh Kuber)