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    US Navy Launches Next-Generation Military Satellite

    ... 1 of 5 big-ass space routers they are putting up. Kewl.

    "The system will provide military users 16 times the communications capacity of existing satellites, including simultaneous voice, video and data capability"

    US Navy Launches Next-Generation Military Satellite | Military Space & Military Satellites | Space Weapons & Military Communications Technology | Space.com
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    * not actually waterproof.

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    So there getting face time cool how's about tap talk or will that be on the next satellite?

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    It's about time that the Navy had enough bandwidth to allow sexting.
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    Awesome! Now foreign terrorists can get high speed drone data feeds!

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    Too cool. Tail-hook convention will be even better this year!
    Live vicariously through yourself.

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    Quote Originally Posted by JetSpeed View Post
    Too cool. Tail-hook convention will be even better this year!
    Repped.

    (I'll be there)

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    They're going to need all the bandwidth they can get as the first generation of UACV's comes on-line, everyone of them using a sat link.

    SB

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    Quote Originally Posted by Bullvine View Post
    So there getting face time cool how's about tap talk or will that be on the next satellite?

    Yes/No Siri isn't included either?

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    All I know is that that commie fascist Obummer better not have given the contracts to GE!

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    Who launched them for us?

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