Thursday, November 30, 2023

The US Air Force receives a new extreme high frequency communications satellite

While the vulnerabilities of communications and satellite tracking have been widely exposed during frictions between Russia and Western forces, the US Air Force has officially taken control of the 4th satellite of the AEHF program[efn_note]Advanded Extremely High Frequency[/efn_note], intended to provide enhanced, jam-resistant communications capability to American forces, as well as Canadian, British and Dutch forces.

The AEHF program aims to deploy 6 satellites in geosynchronous orbit, each satellite offering greater communication capacity than all the satellites in the Milstar program, and allowing forces to exchange information such as voice, high-definition video , battlefield data or aiming data.

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Fabrice Wolf
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A former French naval aeronautics pilot, Fabrice is the editor and main author of the site. His areas of expertise are military aeronautics, defense economics, air and submarine warfare, and Akita inu.

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