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USA 167



USA 167, also known as DSCS 3A3, is an American geostationary military communicatons spacecraft of the DSCS 3 constellation that will provide super secure glabal links to the military. It was launched by a Delta 4 rocket from Cape Canaveral AFS at 00:59 UT. These DSCS 3 spacecraft are triaxially stabilized spacecraft with solar power of 1.24 kW. They operate at 6 SHF frequencies between 40 and 85 MHz. Parking longitude will be unavailable.

Alternate Names

  • 27691
  • DSCS 3A3
  • USA167

Facts in Brief

Launch Date: 2003-03-11
Launch Vehicle: Delta IV
Launch Site: Cape Canaveral, United States

Funding Agency

  • Unknown (United States)


  • Surveillance and Other Military

Additional Information

Questions and comments about this spacecraft can be directed to: Coordinated Request and User Support Office

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