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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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U.S. Air Force Wideband Global Satcom communications satellite. Credit: Boeing artist's concept
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A Delta 4 rocket from United Launch Alliance lifts the seventh WGS satellite into orbit for the U.S. Air Force on July 23. Credit: United Launch Alliance
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Air Force Looking To Counter WGS Jamming

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The Air Force is looking for a hardware or software upgrade that would help to locate sources of WGS X-band jamming using telemetry from the satellites.

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Commentary | WGS Sales to Allies Undermine U.S. Comsatcom Industry

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The U.S. Air Force's pursuit of international partnerships to support its WGS constellation is undermining the business of U.S. commercial satellite operators and making their own government their biggest competitor on the international market.

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Boeing Tests Secure Signal Over WGS Satellite System

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The test was part of an Air Force effort to evaluate protected satellite communications alternatives and demonstrate the potential for dramatically lowering the cost of delivering highly secure services via both commercial and military satellites.

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