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DOD awards $1.8B for satellite prototypes to power JADC2

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The Pentagon’s Space Development Agency issued a trio of prototype awards worth a combined $1.8 billion to develop a satellite network that it says will serve as “the backbone” for Joint All Domain Command and Control (JADC2). The awards — split among York Space Systems, Lockheed Martin Space, and Northrop Grumman Space Systems — are meant to serve as the foundation for the Department of Defense‘s Tranche 1 Transport Layer…