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ST. LOUIS (AFPN) -- On the final mission for the program, a Boeing Inertial Upper Stage payload booster vehicle successfully deployed an Air Force Defense Support Program satellite Feb. 14. Liftoff occurred at 1:50 p.m. EST from Space Launch Complex 40 at Cape Canaveral Air Force Station, Fla. The Defense Support Program is a satellite surveillance system providing the United States and its allies with ballistic missile early warning and other information related to missile launches, surveillance and the detonation of nuclear weapons. (Courtesy photo)

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