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Satellite 2013: US seeks smarter approach to SATCOM

22nd March 2013 - 10:51 GMT | by Tony Skinner in Washington D.C.

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The US will not introduce a next-generation MILSATOM constellation until beyond 2025, instead increasing capacity through existing network and terminal advances and commercial augmentation.

Current modernisation efforts are focused on the Wideband Global SATCOM (WGS), the Advanced Extremely High Frequency (AEHF), and the Mobile User Objective System (MUOS) systems, which between them cover a wide range of the radio frequency band.

Speaking at the Satellite 2013 conference in Washington D.C. Edward Aymar from the Space and Airborne Branch, CIO G6 US Army, said: ‘We are not looking at new installations until possibly 2025. We have got WGS, we have got

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