Accession Number:

AD1116072

Title:

SATELLITE COMMUNICATIONS: DOD Should Develop a Plan for Implementing Its Recommendations on a Future Wideband Architecture

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Corporate Author:

United States Government Accountability Office Washington United States

Report Date:

2019-12-01

Abstract:

DOD uses military and commercial satellite communications SATCOM to meet its global communications requirements. DOD acquires wideband capacity through two methods DOD purpose-built DOD obtains some of its SATCOM through its purpose-built systems, which include Wideband Global SATCOM WGS satellites. While DOD awards contracts to commercial companies to build these systems, the department is responsible for the systems procurement, operations and sustainment therefore, they are considered purpose-built.

Descriptive Note:

Technical Report

Supplementary Note:

01 Jan 0001, 01 Jan 0001, "DTIC Crawl

Pages:

0037

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Distribution Statement:

Approved For Public Release;

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1.02MB