Welcome to the Aero Defence Connectivity blog, a series, designed to give insight into Aero Communications.

In this series we will cover the current challenges, new technology and future advances of the Aero Defence Battlespace. Hear from our industry experts on how to bridge the gap between current solutions and the air mission needs of today and the future.

 
  1. Airbus Defence and Space partners with Spectra for tactical radio extension service

    30.03.2015  |  News

    New satellite communication ability extends radio networks reach to remote locations

  2. Airbus Defence and Space announces Skynet 5 satellite move to deliver military satcom over Asia-Pacific region

    16.03.2015  |  Press release

    Skynet 5’s X-band and UHF reach is being expanded over the Asia-Pacific region
    Fleet of 9 X-band satellites to cover 178 West to 165 East

  3. Airbus Defence and Space Partners with Hughes for Ultra-Compact Satellite Terminal for Portable X-Band Service

    03.11.2014  |  News

    Smallest X-band terminal service available, ideal for tactical military environments

  4. Airbus Defence and Space, Inmarsat sign agreement to deliver high speed broadband airborne Global Xpress terminals

    08.07.2014  |  Press release

  5. Airbus Defence and Space successfully delivers mission critical satellite communications to UK Royal Navy Mine Counter Measure Vessels

    15.05.2014  |  News

    Four UK Royal Navy Mine Counter Measure Vessels (MCMVs) operating in the Arabian Gulf have been upgraded to state-of-the-art military X-band satellite communications – with more vessels set to follow

  6. Airbus Defence and Space together with Sapura to establish long-term partnership in the field of C4ISR

    16.04.2014  |  Press release

    Development of digital key products for Armed Forces in the Asia Pacific and global market

  7. Airbus Defense and Space and Intelsat plan new high throughput maritime VSAT services with EpicNG platform

    11.03.2014  |  Press release

    New agreement reinforces leadership of Airbus Defense and Space and Intelsat in maritime broadband connectivity

  8. Hitching a ride on the satellite super-highway

    11.11.2013  |  Press release

    Poynton, Cheshire: The Ka band or “satellite super-highway” – a fast, uncongested and rarely used satellite network – has been opened up by a team of engineers, including BAE Systems, with the aim of supporting UK unmanned aircraft missions in the future.

  9. Astrium delivers new tactical, land and maritime X-band satcom capability to UK MOD

    07.11.2013  |  Press release

    Astrium Services is delivering 25 terminals for land forces, as well as the first two maritime terminals for small Royal Navy ships and related IP baseband, to the UK Ministry of Defence to enable secure communications on frontlines overseas.
    The new terminals will draw on Astrium Services’s new IP core based infrastructure, ensuring UK Armed Forces have the best capability for secure communication that supports voice and data traffic with encryption from tactical, land and maritime operations worldwide.
    These new deliveries are based on communications via Astrium Services X-band satellites through the Skynet 5 programme, now in its 10th year.

  10. Astrium adds Yahsat’s Military Ka-Band to its multi-band offering to the US Government

    06.05.2013  |  Press release

    Service provided by UAE-owned Yahsat

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