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USA 283



USA 283, also known as CBAS (Continuous Broadcast Augmenting SATCOM), is a military communications relay station designed to keep commanders in contact with senior government leaders, according to the Air Force.

Alternate Names

  • 43339
  • CBAS
  • USA283

Facts in Brief

Launch Date: 2018-04-14
Launch Vehicle: Atlas V
Launch Site: Cape Canaveral, United States

Funding Agency

  • United States Air Force Academy (United States)


  • Communications

Additional Information

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

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