As costly as it is to build and launch sophisticated military communications satellites, the ground-based terminals are collectively far more expensive.
What does MILCOMSAT stand for?
MILCOMSAT stands for Military Communications Satellite
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military communications satellite program, the firm said.
It launched its first military communications satellite in 2006.
WGS satellite general characteristics: Primary Function: High-capacity military communications satellite Primary Contractor: Boeing Satellite Systems Satellite Bus: Boeing 702 Weight: Approximately 13,000 lbs at launch, 7,600 lbs on-orbit Orbit altitude: 22,300 miles Payload: Transponded, cross-banded-X and Kaband communications suite Antennas: eight beam, transmit and receive X-band Phased arrays and 10 Ka-band Gimbaled Dish Antennas, one X-band Earth coverage Capability: 39 125-MHz Channels via digital channelizer/router Launch vehicle: Delta IV and Atlas V EELVs Inventory: three on contract, two more planned Unit Cost: Approximately $300 million [ILLUSTRATION OMITTED] Editor's note: The MILSATCOM Systems Wing, Space, and Missile Systems Center at Los Angeles Air Force Base, Calif.
BRIT SATELLITE GOESUPAT LAST A ROCKET carrying a British military communications satellite finally blasted into space last night.