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.
|Type / Application:||Space surveillance|
|Operator:||Space and Missile Systems Center (SMC), NRO|
|Silent Barker (NROL 107)||-||2022||CC SLC-41||Atlas-5(551)|