"With 663,000 pounds of thrust at sea level, the RS-68 engine is a real workhorse in the industry, and today was no different as it proved itself once again," said Dan Adamski, RS-68 program manager, Pratt & Whitney Rocketdyne. "The RS-68 and RL10 provide a winning combination of reliability. We look forward to powering future missions in support of our brave servicemen and women."The WGS satellites are part of a larger system that increases military communications capabilities for U.S. and allied forces deployed worldwide. They help support the exchange of information, execution of tactical command and control, intelligence, surveillance and reconnaissance.
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