A mid-January agreement among five nations, including three from Europe, to buy shares in the U.S. Wideband Global Satcom (WGS) system exemplifies America's success in an area where Europe has thus far fallen short. The agreement—signed by Canada, Denmark, Luxembourg, the Netherlands and New Zealand—affords these countries immediate access to WGS-reserved data frequencies in exchange for financing the U.S. Air Force's ninth WGS spacecraft. Led by Canada, the five nations have ...

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