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Abstract: Engineering Model of LUCE (Laser Utilizing Communications Equipment) is now under production in the frame of OICETS (Optical Inter‐Orbit Communications Engineering Satellite) NASDA program. Many devices and components to realize required functions of LUCE have been developed and characterized. This paper describes the design and measured performances of devices and components for LUCE EM and Optical Antenna STM.