11th Boeing-Built UHF Naval Satellite Arrives in Florida for December Launch

PASSING TESTS -- The 11th Boeing-built UHF Follow-On (UFO) satellite is tested in the Boeing Satellite Systems factory prior to its shipment to Cape Canaveral, Fla. for a mid-December. The Boeing 601 satellite was built for the U.S. Navy's Space and Naval Warfare Systems Command (SPAWAR) in San Diego. The spacecraft will provide additional UHF channels and greater flexibility in configuring communication services.

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