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Naval Space Command, a component of USSPACECOM, operates assigned space systems to provide surveillance and warning, and provides spacecraft telemetry and on-orbit engineering support. In addition, Naval Space Command serves as the Alternate Space Control Center [AASC] for USSPACECOM's primary centers located at Cheyenne Mountain AS.
originally posted by: Zaphod58
a reply to: paranormal78
Considering the TR3B, if it actually existed, is supposedly several hundred feet long, it would be too big to fit on a carrier. Naval platforms, with a small number of exceptions, operate off carriers. The exceptions are all naval related missions, such as ASW.
The alleged TR3B doesn't make sense for the navy. There are several other platforms quietly being developed that do make sense, and make use of a triangle shape.
Triangle =/= TR3B, although some insist it does (not saying you are one of those, just some do).
originally posted by: paranormal78
a reply to: Zaphod58
I believe this may have been a smaller test vehicle designed to be more carrier friendly. The navy almost always takes the less capable aircraft for one reason or another. When the F-15 came out they wanted F-18s instead of a navy F-15. When the F-22 came out they tried a navy version but it didn't work out so they chose to wait till the F-35 was completed. I believe the navy would consider a smaller re-designed TR-3B.