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Contact: Daniel Parry
Naval Research Laboratory

TacSat-4 Artist Rendition

Caption: A less expensive, small-sat class system satellite with newer and more flexible technologies, TacSat-4's highly elliptical orbit augments existing geosynchronous satellites by providing near continuous communications to forward deployed forces in the high latitudes.

Credit: US Naval Research Laboratory

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