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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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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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Tropical Storm Delays Lockheed-Built MUOS-4 Satellite Launch

The launch of a new Lockheed Martin-built Mobile User Objective System satellite has been moved to Wednesday due to tropical storm Erika, SpaceFlight Insider reported Monday. Lockheed said Friday MUOS-4 will join the other three satellites in the U.S. Navy’s communications satellite network that works to provide video, data and voice capabilities for mobile uniformed personnel …

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