Providing satellite communications services to the U.S. government, particularly the military, is big business these days. Commercial satellite operators have seen government sales skyrocket as the U.S. Defense Department scrambles to meet the bandwidth demand from forces actively engaged in the Middle East and Southwest Asia.
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BOSTON — The development schedule for a new U.S.-Israeli missile interceptor system is overly ambitious, and defense authorities likely will have to implement a backup plan if countries like Iran acquire a nuclear-tipped missile before the end of the next decade, according to defense experts.