The Pentagon is at a crossroads with its military satellite communications (milsatcom) architecture. With the era of multibillion-dollar cost overruns and extensive delays to milsatcom programs left behind in the 2000s, the U.S. Air Force and Navy have been focused on fielding the systems that underwent such turmoil. This has resulted in a constellation that is “as healthy or healthier than at any time in the history” of the mission, says Doug Loverro, assistant secretary of ...


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