Ultra High Frequency Follow-On (UFO)
Ultra High Frequency Follow-On program, or UFO, is a constellation of eight geo-synchronous communications satellites that provides tactical narrowband UHF satellite communications to all of the Defense Department and other government agencies. UFO achieved Initial Operational Capability in 1993 and Full Operational Capability in 2000.
· Communications satellite system
· UFO consists of space and satellite control segments
· Designated Navy ACAT 1C program
· Program in the operations support phase
· Eight satellites