The USSF-12 Ring testbed is a classified mission to demonstrate future technology for the Department of Defense’s Space Test Program.
It is a propulsive ESPA ring using a Northrop Grumman ESPA Star bus, hosting multiple payloads, some of the possibly deployable.
The satellite will be launched together with WFOV on the USSF-12 (formerly known as AFSPC-12) mission.
|Type / Application:||Technology|
|Operator:||Space and Missile Systems Center (SMC)|
|Configuration:||Eagle-Bus ESPA (ESPAStar)|
|Power:||solar arrays, batteries|
|USSF-12 Ring||-||2022||CC SLC-41||Atlas-5(541)˛||with WFOV|