Satellite UFO-2 (USA 95) "UHF Follow-On" of US Navy

Name of Satellite, Alternate Names UFO-2 (USA 95) "UHF Follow-On"
Country of Operator/Owner USA
Operator/Owner US Navy
Users Military
Purpose Communications
Class of Orbit GEO
Type of Orbit
Longitude of GEO (degrees) 28.79
Perigee (km) 35766
Apogee (km) 35807
Eccentricity 0.000486283254065209
Inclination (degrees) 8.27
Period (minutes) 1436.12
Launch Mass (kg.) 3200
Dry Mass (kg.) 1545
Power (watts) 2,800 (EOL)
Date of Launch 03-09-1993
Expected Lifetime
Contractor Boeing Satellite Systems
Country of Contractor USA
Launch Site Cape Canaveral
Launch Vehicle Atlas 2
COSPAR Number 1993-056A
NORAD Number 22787
Comments Ultra-High Frequency (UHF) communications and Super-High Frequency (SHF) antijam command and broadcast capabilities through four pairs of geosynchronous satellites and one spare; tactical application. Inclined.


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