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Silent Barker

Silent Barker is a classified space situational awareness program conducted jointly by the Air Force Space Command is partnering with the National Reconnaissance Office (NRO).

The program aims to improve satellite threat intelligence and space situational awareness, although no details have been specified.

The satellite is to be launched in 2022 on an Atlas-5(551) rocket from Cape Canaveral.

Note: The NROL designations refer to the launch, not to the payload.

Nation: USA
Type / Application: Space surveillance
Operator: Space and Missile Systems Center (SMC), NRO
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Satellite COSPAR Date LS Launch Vehicle Remarks
Silent Barker (NROL 107) - 2022 CC SLC-41 Atlas-5(551)

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