The Pentagon is weighing options for how to replace its most highly protected military communications satellites, the Advanced Extremely High Frequency system. One path is to divide the program, industry officials say, with one type of satellite handling strategic nuclear missions and the other protected tactical communications. “That allows the government to focus more exclusively on the exquisite resources and capabilities for that very, very critical nuclear mission ... and for the ...

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