The U.S. Air Force’s sixth Wideband Global Satcom (WGS) satellite is on track for its scheduled launch on Aug. 7 following its successful mating to a United Launch Alliance Delta IV launch vehicle at Cape Canaveral on July 23. The satellite will provide additional wideband satcom coverage for U.S. defense forces as well as those of Australia, which supported the cost of the sixth spacecraft under an interoperability agreement extending to 2029. The planned launch comes only three months ...


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