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The Corps’ Newest SATCOM Terminal Adds Lethality Through Speed
220307-M-JW968-959.JPG Photo By: Cpl. Alize Sotelo

Jan 26, 2023
Marine Corps Base Camp Pendleton, Cali. - A satellite communications operator with 9th Communication Battalion, I Marine Expeditionary Force Information Group sets up the Marine Corps Wideband Satellite Communications – Expeditionary, or MCWS-X, aboard Marine Corps Base Camp Pendleton, Calif. Designed to be transported by a single Marine – and set up by that same Marine in less than 15 minutes – the innovative new system allows Marines on the ground to quickly and securely connect to various SATCOM frequencies while providing high throughput rate.


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