September 23 - JPSS-1 (NOAA-20), MiRaTA, Buccaneer RMM, EagleSat, CP 7, Fox 1B (RadFxSat), MakerSat 0 - Delta II 7920-10C - Vandenberg SLC-2W
The nine missions previously set up for head-to-head competitions included six GPS 3 satellites, the SBIRS GEO 5 missile warning satellite, the AFSPC 9 mission, and a multi-payload launch called STP-3 for the Air Force’s Space Test Program.Leon said six classified missions for the National Reconnaissance Office...have been added to the list....The Air Force expects to award the STP-3 launch contract in June ... then release two more requests for bids by the end of the year.According to Leon, the two new solicitations will bundle the remaining 12 missions, likely seven for the first batch and five in the second set. ...The Air Force plans to assign the last three sole-source missions to ULA by the end of this year, fulfilling the final segment of an $11 billion order of 36 Delta and Atlas rocket cores from 2014, Leon said...the sixth Advanced Extremely High Frequency satellite...NROL-82 and NROL-101.
Launch Vehicle: Atlas VDate: March 24, 2017Launch Window Opens: 8:50 p.m. ET
Then, a Falcon 9 will launch a classified mission for the National ReconnaissanceOffice, NROL-76, on April 16, sometime between 7 and 9am EDT.