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The Interim Polar System (IPS)

provides EHF low data rate (75 bps to 2.4 kbps) communications to users above 65 degrees north latitude. A single satellite in a Molniya orbit provides 14-hour coverage to the polar region. Due to the nature of Molniya orbits, two satellites are required for 24-hour coverage. IPS supports combatant commands and NATO missions with C2, DISN, and essential targeting information.[1]

References Edit

  1. Joint Publication 6-0, at II-14.

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