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United Launch Alliance (ULA) Delta 4 rocket will launch the eighth Wideband Global SATCOM spacecraft.
Delta IV is an expendable launch system in the Delta rocket family. The rocket’s main components are designed by Boeing’s Defense, Space & Security division and built in the United Launch Alliance facility in Decatur, Alabama. Final assembly is completed at the launch site by ULA.
Wideband Global SATCOM system (WGS) is a high capacity satellite communications system planned for use in partnership by the United States Department of Defense (DoD) and the Australian Department of Defence. The system is composed of the Space Segment satellites, the Terminal Segment users and the Control Segment operators.