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AN/MSC-46
Satellite Communications Terminal

The AN/MSC-46 is the first satellite terminal specifically designed for a military SATCOM system. It is completely air transportable in three C-130 cargo aircraft. The total terminal weight is 56.7 MT (62.5 t) and requires site preparation prior to installation and use. The terminal operates via the DSCS satellite with a compatible ground terminal to provide multilink, multivoice, and data channel service.

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