Artist’s rendering of WGS-11+


Enhancing Military Communications

CAPE CANAVERAL AIR FORCE STATION, Fla. (Dec. 5, 2009) -- A United Launch Alliance Delta IV rocket with the Air Force’s Wideband Global SATCOM-3 (WGS-3) satellite lifts off from its Space Launch Complex-37 launch pad at 8:47 p.m. EST today. WGS satellites are important elements of a new high-capacity satellite communications system providing enhanced communications capabilities to America’s troops in the field for the next decade and beyond. (United Launch Alliance photo by Pat Corkery)

PHOTO BY: Pat Corkery
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