Two antennas made by Harris Corp. have been deployed on a Navy tactical communications satellite, the company announced Tuesday.
Each Mobile User Objective System satellite, manufactured by Lockheed Martin, will carry two unfurlable mesh antenna reflectors.
Sheldon Fox, group president of government communications systems, said the company also worked with the Navy’s communications satellite program office to help launch the first MUOS satellite.
The Melbourne, Fla.-based company said the satellites will provide narrowband tactical communications and will ultimately replace existing UHF satellites.
The company recently won a $8.5 million contract to integrate the Air Force’s geosynchronous earth orbit satellite four with government-furnished launch services.