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January 22nd, 2017
 
 
United Launch Alliance Launches... Go SBIRS GEO Go! For US Air Force
“I can’t think of a better way to kick off the new year.”
 
USAF Dispatches SBIRS To Orbit For Enhanced Global Situation Awareness
The 460th Space Wing at Buckley AFB, Aurora, Colorado, operates the SBIRS system.
 
Aerojet Rocketdyne's Power and Thrust Sends USAF's SBIRS GEO Flight 3 Skyward
mission will provide key capabilities in the areas of missile warning, missile defense, technical intelligence and battlespace awareness,
 
Lockheed Martin's Success... 'Now We’re Talking' USAF's SBIRS Responds to Ground Control
detects missile launches, supports ballistic missile defense, expands technical intelligence gathering, and bolsters situational awareness on the battlefield.
 
 
Satellite Tracking of Airliners Over Oceans [PHYS.ORG]
A repeat of MH370 is "highly unlikely" since many airlines have already increased their efforts to keep tabs on planes over open ocean...