The launch vehicle was accompanied by technical problems and was delayed almost an hour. In the United States from the spaceport at Cape Canaveral launched rocket vehicle Delta IV with a military communications satellite, WGS 10, reports the online edition of the Chronicle.info with reference to the Correspondent. The launch was given on March 16 in 02.26 local time. Earlier, the launch was postponed due to technical problems with the rocket. The satellite, weighing 5.8 tons, designed to provide secure communications for the U.S. military and its allies around the world, built by Boeing.
He will become the tenth in the constellation of Wideband Global SATCOM satellites, which the United States unfold in 2007 to replace the current 60-ies of the last century the system of DSCS (Defense Satellite Communication System).