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Class: ELINT. Nation: USA. Agency: U.S. Air Force.

Highly classified advanced US ELINT satellite.


Advanced Orion Chronology

14 May 1995 USA 110 Launch Site: Cape Canaveral . Launch Vehicle: Titan 4. Perigee: 35,787 km. Apogee: 35,787 km. Inclination: 0.0 deg.

First launch of 'Advanced Orion' (real code name unknown) new model geostationary ELINT satellite.

09 May 1998 USA 139 Launch Site: Cape Canaveral . Launch Vehicle: Titan 4B. Perigee: 35,780 km. Apogee: 35,800 km. Inclination: 0.0 deg.


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