The Space Development Agency (SDA) recently announced the successful initial launch of Tranche 0 (T0) low-Earth orbit (LEO) satellites,  marking a milestone in military satellite technology, a new era in space-based warfare. The Space Development Agency, of course, is US Space Force’s direct reporting unit tasked with deploying disruptive space technology.

The initial launch of the first ten of the 28 Tranche 0 LEO satellites of the Proliferated Warfighter Space Architecture (PWSA) was sent into space by a SpaceX Falcon 9 rocket, with the lift-off taking place from the Space Launch Complex at Vandenberg Space Force Base in California last April 2nd.

These satellites will show how low-latency communication links can support the warfighter with a network of integrated capabilities from low-Earth orbits, such as tracking advanced missile threats. (LEO).

The first 10 of the 28 satellites were sent into space by a SpaceX Falcon 9 rocket with two stages that can be reused. The rocket was launched from Vandenberg Space Force Base in California.