U.S. Navy Dept. officials told senators March 10 that their Mobile User Objective System (MUOS) is slipping an additional 10 months, with on-orbit military capability now slated for December 2011. The officials and a congressional auditor from the U.S. Government Accountability Office all attributed the delay to further development problems in the Lockheed Martin-led effort. Overall, the UHF communications satellite program — once expected operational this month — now estimates a ...


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