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Definition Edit

The Defense Satellite Communications System (DSCS) refers to the

geosynchronous military communications satellites that provide high data rate communications for military forces, diplomatic corps, and the White House. The Defense Satellite Communications System provides long-haul super-high frequency 7/8 gigahertz voice and high data rate communications for fixed and transportable terminals, and extends mobile service to a limited number of ships and aircraft.[1]

References Edit

  1. U.S. Joint Chiefs of Staff, Joint Pub. 3-14: Space Operations, Glossary, at GL-6 (Jan. 6, 2009) (full-text).

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