Military Satcom Upgrade Launched On Delta IV

Credit: WGS launch: Carleton Bailie/AW&ST

U.S., Canadian and Australian military forces will gain additional satellite communications bandwidth with the Dec. 7 launch of an upgraded Wideband Global Satcom (WGS) spacecraft from Cape Canaveral on a United Launch Alliance Delta IV. Liftoff of the Boeing-built WGS-8 spacecraft came at 6:53 p.m...

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