The 3G-like capability that will eventually be available to warfighters from the U.S. Navy’s Mobile User Objective System (MUOS) is U.S.-only for now, but the spacecraft’s legacy UHF payload will remain available for allied use, according to U.S. Strategic Command. The Lockheed Martin-built MUOS satellites feature both the Wideband Code Division Multiple Access (WCDMA) payload and Boeing’s legacy UHF payload flying on the military’s existing Ultra High-Frequency Follow-On (UFO) ...


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