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AEHF 6

NSSDCA/COSPAR ID: 2020-022B

Description

The AEHF (Advanced Extreme High Frequency Satellite), a.k.a. AWS (Advanced Wideband Satellite), program is the next generation of highly secure, high capacity, survivable communications to the U.S. warfighters during all levels of conflict, and will become the protected backbone of the Department of Defense's military satellite communications architecture.

Alternate Names

  • AEHF6
  • 45465
  • USA 298

Facts in Brief

Launch Date: 2020-03-26
Launch Vehicle: Atlas V
Launch Site: Cape Canaveral, United States

Funding Agency

  • United States Air Force Academy (United States)

Discipline

  • 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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