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WGS 5

NSSDCA/COSPAR ID: 2013-024A

Description

WGS provides flexible, high-capacity communications for the Nation's warfightersthrough procurement and operation of the satellite constellation and the associated control systems. WGS provides worldwide flexible, high data rate and long haul communications for marines, soldiers, sailors, airmen, the White House Communication Agency, the US State Department, international partners, and other special users.

Alternate Names

  • 39168
  • WGS5
  • USA 243

Facts in Brief

Launch Date: 2013-05-25
Launch Vehicle: Delta IV
Launch Site: Cape Canaveral, United States

Funding Agency

  • Unknown (United States)

Discipline

  • Communications

Additional Information

Questions and comments about this spacecraft can be directed to: Coordinated Request and User Support Office

 
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