ULA Atlas V Launches Navy's MOUS-5 Satellite

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ULA Atlas V Launches Navy's MOUS-5 Satellite.

A United Launch Alliance Atlas V 551 launched the U.S. Navy's fifth Mobile User Objective System (MUOS-5) satellite at 10:30 a.m. EDT today.

The fifth Mobile User Objective System (MUOS-5) satellite is the latest addition to a network of orbiting satellites and relay ground stations that is revolutionizing secure communications for mobile military forces. Users with operational MUOS terminals can seamlessly connect beyond line-of-sight around the world and into the Global Information Grid. MUOS' new commercial, cellular-based capabilities include simultaneous, crystal-clear voice, video and mission data, over a secure high-speed Internet Protocol-based system.

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