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Tactical Narrowband SATCOM -Geosynchronous Coverage

Project Type

Project Replace

Objective

The Tactical Narrowband SATCOM – Geosynchronous Coverage (TNS-GEO) will provide Ultra-High Frequency (UHF) narrowband SATCOM, essential for Beyond Line Of Sight communications for tactical operations and highly-mobile platforms. The project initially included Arctic SATCOM capability but this part of the project scope was moved to the Enhanced Satellite Communication Project – Polar (ESCP-P), resulting in the project being renamed to TNS-GEO.

Requirements

TNS-GEO will provide guaranteed access to low-capacity UHF narrowband SATCOM globally between 65°N and 65°S latitudes. TNS-GEO will deliver both assured space and ground segment access to assure the required SATCOM capacity, the worldwide availability, and maximum flexibility to support CAF operations deployed domestically or internationally.

Funding Range

$500 million to $1 billion

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