WASHINGTON — The completed constellation of the military’s narrowband satellite communications system has been on orbit for more than four years, yet users still cannot access its full range of advanced capabilities and are forced to rely on overtaxed legacy capabilities.

That’s according to a new report from the Government Accountability Office, a federal watchdog that regularly tracks the progress of Department of Defense systems and capabilities. The Sept. 2 report outlines several issues with the Mobile User Objective System, or MUOS, a narrowband SATCOM program developed and operated by the U.S. Navy.

Made up of four active satellites and

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