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Lockheed-Built MUOS-4 Satellite Launches, Transmits Initial Signals to Navy; Iris Bombelyn Comments

The U.S. Navy received initial signals from its new Lockheed Martin-built Mobile User Objective System satellite three hours after it launched Wednesday from Cape Canaveral Air Force Station in Florida, the Navy reported. MUOS-4 was scheduled to launch Monday but was postponed due to a tropical storm. Lockheed said MUOS-4 lifted off onboard a United Launch …

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Lockheed Hands Navy 3rd MUOS Satellite; Iris Bombelyn Comments

Lockheed Martin has turned over a third Mobile User Objective System satellite to the U.S. Navy after the company completed on-orbit testing on the spacecraft. MUOS-3 is part of a network of satellites and relay ground stations designed to provide secure mobile communications to military users, Lockheed Martin said Wednesday. “This latest satellite will …

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Iris Bombelyn: Lockheed MUOS-3 to Expand Navy Satellite Comms Coverage

The U.S. Navy and Lockheed Martin team has encased the latest Mobile User Objective System satellite within its payload fairing ahead of the scheduled Jan. 20 launch aboard a United Launch Alliance Atlas V rocket. Iris Bombelyn, vice president of narrowband communications at Lockheed, said Friday the MUOS-3 satellite will work to expand the coverage of the MUOS …

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Iris Bombelyn: Lockheed Completes MUOS-4 Thermal Vacuum Test

Lockheed Martin has tested the U.S. Navy‘s fourth Mobile User Objective System satellite for extreme temperature endurance. The company performed the thermal vacuum test at its Sunnyvale, California-based satellite integration facility and MUOS-4 is scheduled for launch in the second half of 2015, Lockheed said Monday. “The successful completion of thermal vacuum testing assures that MUOS-4 can …

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