Satellite Networking equipment provider Gilat Satellite Networks is looking past the current U.S. government budget turmoil to the day when the U.S. and other militaries are broadband-equipped just about down to the last pair of field binoculars.
The Modern University of Humanities (MUH), Eurasia’s largest open university with 170,000 students, provides higher education to 830 towns and cities that include some of the most remote regions in Russia. Gilat’s SkyEdge, through the company’s Teleport Services, provides the communication network that powers MUH satellite e-learning applications.
Most aerospace technologies cannot hope to match the rate of progress enshrined in Moore’s Law – the observation that microchip performance doubles every 18-24 months.
A mobile satellite networking technology recently shipped to the U.S. 2nd Infantry Division in South Korea, as well as to the 4th Infantry Division fighting wildfires in Colorado, is one of the most promising solutions being considered for the service’s vexing inability to connect Bradley fighting vehicles and Abrams tanks to its marquee battlefield network of the future.
ITT Exelis is introducing GNOMAD, a mobile, on-the-move satellite communications (SATCOM) system, providing over the horizon, satellite communications for data and voice while on the move using a low profile broadband antenna and baseband solution which is modem and radio agnostic…