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M.U.O.S., Construction Site

MUOS(Mobile User Objective System) is a military ultra-­‐high-­‐frequency satellite communications system built by the United States Department of Defence. It is under construction in Niscemi, Sicily, the last of 4 ground stations to be completed (the others are in Virginia, Hawaii and Australia).

Photo Detail
Date Taken: 08.2013
Date Uploaded: 12.2015
Photo Location: Niscemi, Italy
Camera: NIKON D700
Copyright: © maria rapicavoli