Wideband Global SATCOM (WGS) provides
flexible, high-capacity communications for the Nation's warfighters
through operationalization of the Wideband Global SATCOM and associated
control systems. WGS will provide a quantum leap in communications
bandwidth for marines, soldiers, sailors and airmen.
WGS is a multi-Service
program that leverages commercial methods and technological advances in
the satellite industry to design, build, launch and support a
constellation of highly capable military communications satellites.