Defense Satellite Communications System

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Related to DSCS 3: DCSC, FLTSATCOM

Defense Satellite Communications System

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. Also called DSCS.
Dictionary of Military and Associated Terms. US Department of Defense 2005.