HUNTSVILLE, Ala. — The U.S. Army is making headway with plans to demonstrate the utility of nanosatellites and small, low-cost, mobile launchers to provide direct support to deployed forces, bypassing the traditional data processing and dissemination system located in the U.S. Though the Army’s budget for space systems pales in comparison to the Air Force’s multibillion-dollar annual satellite and launcher procurement request, the former’s small demonstration project could spark a ...


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