The one thing progressive corporate media and the radical left in the White House cannot stand is Elon Musk deepening his ties with the Department of Defense from rocket launches to providing the military with high-speed internet beamed from low-Earth orbit.
According to Bloomberg, Musk’s satellite internet service called “Starlink” successfully completed a nine-month pilot test in the harsh, snowy environment in the Arctic.
Brian Beal, principal engineer with the Air Force Research Laboratory’s Integrated Capabilities Directorate, stated that StarLink was a “reliable and high-performance communications system in the Arctic, including on-the-move applications.”
Beal said the test ended in June and evaluated Starlink’s usefulness for high-speed internet in remote areas that can be set up in minutes.
“We tested in some very high winds and very cold temperatures,” he said, adding, “That all went smoothly though. Once we got the terminals mounted securely to withstand high winds, they worked great with no issues.”
Musk has seen months of success with Starlink. The Pentagon granted Starlink a contract to support Ukraine in June and, in late September, awarded Starlink an additional…
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