Despite Delay, Navy Is Committed To Satellite Communication Program

Keeter, Hunter C.
March 2004
Sea Power;Mar2004, Vol. 47 Issue 3, p26
Focuses on the U.S. Navy's commitment to the satellite communication program critical to network centric operations, Mobile User Objective System (MUOS), despite the program's decrease in funding and delay in development. Intention to launch the first of six or eight MUOS satellites in 2007; Provision of networking services to a large number of portable field terminals; Creation of the Naval Network and Space Operations Command as part of the Department of Defense's global information grid.


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