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The Americans launched a military communications satellite

Американцы запустили военный спутник связиCamera WGS-8 is designed to provide broadband data transmission for the armed forces of the United States.

The American company United Launch Alliance on Wednesday, December 7, carried out from Cape Canaveral, the launch vehicle Delta IV with the eighth satellite of the Wideband Global SATCOM (WGS-8).

This was reported on the website ULA.

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Camera WGS-8 is designed to provide broadband data transmission for the armed forces of the United States.

The start was successfully completed at 18:53 local time (2:53 MSK). This is the 11th running under the United Launch Alliance this year, and 114-th successful launch since the company’s founding in December 2006.

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The family of satellites WGS is an element of the new system of military space communications with high bandwidth.

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