PMW 146: Navy Communications Satellite Program Office
The Navy Communications Satellite Program Office, PMW 146, is based in San Diego and is responsible for managing narrowband communication satellite systems acquisition, integration, production, launch, test and provides operational
support to the Department of Defense, various U.S. agencies, joint and coalition forces. This small team of approximately 40 military and civilian personnel with support from the Space and Naval Warfare Systems Command leverages the
latest commercial advances in terrestrial and satellite technology to greatly expand communications opportunities and capability.
The Mobile User Objective System prime contractor and system integrator is Lockheed Martin Space Systems of Sunnyvale, Calif., with team members from Lockheed Martin Commercial Space Division in Denver (spacecraft); General
Dynamics C4I of Scottsdale, Ariz., (ground and waveform); and Boeing Integrated Systems of El Segundo, Calif., (spacecraft legacy UHF payload and channelizer).