US launched a military satellite for Australia.
On August 08, 2013 at 00:29 UTC the "Delta-4M ” rocket-carrier was launched from Cape Canaveral launch site of US Air Force. The launch was performed by United Launch Alliance supported by the 45th Space Wing of US Air Force. The rocket orbited the WGS-6 (Wideband Global Satcom-6) military communication satellite.
Built by Boeing and paid for by Australia, the WGS-6 satellite will join a military communications network shared by the United States, Australia, Canada, Denmark, Luxembourg, the Netherlands and New Zealand.
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