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Air Force orders 9th WGS satellite

18 Jan 2012, 18:02 UTC
Air Force orders 9th WGS satellite
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A launch readiness review this morning concluded with a "go" to proceed toward a 7:38 p.m. Thursday launch of a next-generation military communications satellite from Cape Canaveral. Known as WGS-4, its the fourth in the Defense Department's Wideband Global SATCOM series of high-capacity communications satellites.Today, the Air Force confirmed it has ordered The Boeing Co. to begin working on a

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