Tag Archives: ultra-high frequency

Lockheed Hands Over 5th MUOS Satellite to Navy

The U.S. Navy has assumed full operational control of the fifth Lockheed Martin-built Mobile User Objective System satellite. Lockheed said Thursday the Naval Satellite Operations Center took control of MUOS-5 on Oct. 11 following the satellite’s on-orbit test and the delivery of equipment needed for satellite operations. The MUOS constellation of five satellites is …

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ViaSat to Provide Hardware, Software for Joint UHF SATCOM Network Integrated Control System

The U.S. Navy has awarded ViaSat a potential 10-year, $48 million contract to supply hardware and software for the Joint Ultra-High Frequency Military Satellite Communications Network Integrated Control System. ViaSat provide engineering, technical services and ancillary hardware and software technologies to the UHF SATCOM’s channel controllers and user terminals under the contract, the Defense Department said …

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Navy Launches Lockheed-Built MUOS-5 to Complete Communications Satellite Constellation; Mark Woempner Comments

The U.S. Navy’s ground control facility established communications with a Lockheed Martin-built Mobile User Objective System satellite after the satellite launched Friday at 8:30 a.m. Eastern Time from Cape Canaveral Air Force Station in Florida. MUOS-5 took off onboard a United Launch Alliance-built Atlas V rocket as the fifth and final satellite to complete …

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