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Navy’s MUOS-5 Comms Satellite Deploys Antennas, Solar Arrays After Arrival at Operational Orbit

The U.S. Navy‘s fifth Mobile User Objective System satellite has fielded its antennas and solar arrays after the MUOS team maneuvered the spacecraft into operational orbit, the Navy reported Thursday. The Lockheed Martin-built MUOS-5 satellite reached operational orbit four months after it launched aboard a United Launch Alliance-built Atlas V rocket from Cape Canaveral Air …

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AF Eyes Potential $2B Savings From Integrated Launch Range Support Contract

The U.S. Air Force anticipates savings in launch range operations as its integrated range support contract with a Raytheon and General Dynamics joint venture goes into effect this month, Aviation Week reported Monday. Amy Butler writes that the Launch and Test Range Integrated Support Contract with Range Generation Next could potentially facilitate savings of $1.8 …

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