Tag Archives: MUOS

Navy Completes Last Test Requirement of MUOS Satcom System

The U.S. Navy has concluded the final critical testing phase of the Mobile User Objective System, a narrowband satellite communications technology. Results of the multiservice operational test and evaluation say the system is operationally effective, cybersecure, suitable for operations and ready for transition, the service branch said Wednesday.

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Marine Corps Field Testing Mobile Satellite Communications Equipment

Since the first quarter of this year, the Marine Corps is field testing a satellite communications system that enables service personnel in all types of environments to make data and voice transmissions, DVIDS reported Tuesday. Mobile User Objective System is a narrowband satellite communications system comprised of software and antennas.

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GAO: DoD Should Provide Guidance on User Involvement in Software Dev’t for Space Systems

The Government Accountability Office evaluated four software-intensive space programs of the Department of Defense and found the initiatives are struggling to involve end users in software development efforts. The reviewed programs are the Air Force’s Joint Space Operations Center Mission System Increment 2, the Navy’s Mobile User Objective System, Space-Based Infrared System and the Next Generation Operational Control System, according to a GAO report published Monday

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Army, Navy Demo Land-Sea Comms With Manpack Radio, MUOS

The U.S. Army and Navy have tested communications between at-sea and land units using manpack radios and the Mobile User Objective System waveform during an exercise Thursday. Personnel onboard an Army supply vessel in Hawaii used manpack radios and the Joint Battle Command-Platform to support data, images and voice communications …

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Stratcom’s Harold Haney: US to Extend MUOS Satellite Payload Access to Foreign Allies

U.S. Strategic Command plans to adopt a new government policy to provide U.S.’ partner nations access to a communications technology payload on Mobile User Objective System satellites, Space News reported Wednesday. Space News quoted Harold Haney, chief of Stratcom’s satellite communications and spectrum management division, as saying the MUOS constellation was originally …

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Third Navy MUOS Satellite Set for Jan. 20 Launch

A satellite that Lockheed Martin built for U.S. Navy mobile communications is scheduled to launch on Jan. 20 from Cape Canaveral in Florida, USNI News reported Wednesday. Sam LaGrone writes the branch’s third Mobile User Objective System satellite will fly aboard an Atlas V rocket and be placed in geostationary …

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