A Delta 4 Heavy rocket carrying a payload for the National Reconnaissance Office lifts off June 11 from Cape Canaveral Air Force Station. Credit: Josh Dinner/SpaceNews
The U.S. Air Force's  upcoming fifth and sixth satellites in its missile warning constellation will have a new satellite bus, Lockheed Martin's A2100. Credit: Lockheed Martin.
Doug Loverro, the deputy assistant secretary of defense for space policy, speaking March 7 at the Satellite 2016 conference.  Credit: SpaceNews/Kate Patterson
Artist's concept of SBIRS satellite. Credit: U.S. Air Force
Frank Kendall, the U.S. undersecretary of defense for acquisitions, technology and logistics, addressing the Washington Space Business Roundtable Feb. 23, 2016. Credit: SpaceNews/Mike Moser
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Dan Hart, Boeing Space and Intelligence Systems. Credit: Boeing photo by Sally Aristy
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Northrop Grumman Delivers Advanced Circuits for AEHF

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Northrop Grumman completed and delivered some 36,000 miniature integrated electronic circuits for the payloads of the fifth and sixth AEHF satellites.

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Third AEHF Satellite Began Transmitting in January

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The third in a series of highly secure U.S. military communications satellites began transmitting in January.

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Saft To Supply Batteries for AEHF Satellites 5 and 6

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Lockheed Martin has awarded Saft a multimillion-dollar contract to provide batteries for the fifth and sixth satellites in the U.S. Air Force’s Advanced Extremely High Frequency secure communications system.

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