The U.S. Navy's fourth Mobile User Objective System (MUOS) satellite, encapsulated in a 5-meter payload fairing, is attached to an Atlas 5 booster at Cape Canaveral's Space Launch Complex-41, Aug. 19, 2015. Though the fourth satellite was launched successfully, the fifth satellite experienced problems while attempting to gain orbit. The Navy announced Nov. 3 that they have finally succeeded in getting MUOS-5 to an operational orbit. Credit:  Rick Naystatt/U.S. Navy
Harris Corp. says that 30,000 of its Falcon 3 AN/PRC-117G manpack radios are currently deployed. Credit:  Harris Corp.
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An Atlas 5 rocket carrying the MUOS-5 satellite lifts off from Cape Canaveral Air Force Station in Florida June 24, 2016. Credit: ULA/Ben Cooper.
A Delta 4 Heavy rocket carrying a payload for the National Reconnaissance Office lifts off June 11 from Cape Canaveral Air Force Station. Credit: Josh Dinner/SpaceNews
The Canadian Coast Guard Ship Louis S. St-Laurent makes an approach to the Coast Guard Cutter Healy in the Arctic Ocean. Credit: Patrick Kelley, U.S. Coast Guard
An Atlas 5 rocket from United Launch Alliance successfully launches the fifth narrowband communications satellite in the U.S. Navy's Mobile User Objective System. Credit: ULA.
Harris 18-meter antenna TerreStar
The MUOS 5 satellite undergoing pre-launch inspection. Credit: Lockheed Martin.
Doug Loverro, the deputy assistant secretary of defense for space policy, speaking March 7 at the Satellite 2016 conference.  Credit: SpaceNews/Kate Patterson
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An Atlas 5 rocket from United Launch Alliance lifts the fourth communication satellite from the U.S. Navy's Mobile User Objective System  from Cape Canaveral Air Force Station Sept. 2. Credit: U.S. Air Force.
An Atlas 5 rocket from United Launch Alliance lifts the fourth communication satellite from the U.S. Navy's Mobile User Objective System  from Cape Canaveral Air Force Station Sept. 2. Credit: U.S. Air Force.
MUOS-4, the next satellite scheduled to join the U.S. Navy’s Mobile User Objective System  secure communications network, has been encapsulated in its protective launch vehicle fairing for its  launch from Cape Canaveral Air Force Station. Credit: ULA
MUOS-4 hangs above its shipping container. Credit: Lockheed Martin
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