Space Force Set To Complete SBIRS Constellation

Lockheed Martin prepares the SBIRS GEO-6 satellite, the last of the constellation, ahead of its planned launch on Aug. 4.
Credit: U.S. Space Force
The U.S. Space Force is set to complete its Space-Based Infrared System (SBIRS) missile detection and missile warning constellation this week with the launch of GEO-6 set for Aug. 4. The service is now expecting to operate all six of the satellites as the oldest of the constellation still remain...

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