Tag Archives: Mark Calassa

Lockheed-Built AEHF Military Satcom System Goes Live; Mark Calassa Comments

U.S. Air Force Gen. John Hyten, head of the branch’s Space Command, declared initial operating capability Tuesday for a Lockheed Martin-built joint service satellite communications system. The Air Force said Thursday its 4th Space Operations Squadron operates the Advanced Extremely High Frequency satellite, which is designed to help warfighters transmit protected data when they …

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Northrop Hands Lockheed 4th Payload for AEHF Satellite

Northrop Grumman has delivered the fourth protected military communications payload for the U.S. Air Force‘s Advanced Extremely High Frequency satellite to prime contractor Lockheed Martin ahead of its integration with the AEHF payload module. Northrop said Monday it will perform payload integration while Lockheed works on satellite bus unit integration as part of a hybrid satellite …

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Third Lockheed AEHF Satellite Set to Launch Wednesday; Mark Calassa Comments

A Lockheed Martin-built military communications satellite is scheduled to liftoff Wednesday from Cape Canaveral Air Force Station onboard a United Launch Alliance Atlas V rocket. The Air Force will launch the third Advanced Extremely High Frequency satellite to provide global communications to air-, sea- and ground-based warfighters, Lockheed said Monday. AEHF …

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