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.
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
Astrium’s secure milsatcoms now cover the world
16.04.2013 | Press release
Anik G1 launch and Skynet 5D service entry give Astrium Services world’s only commercially owned X-band milsatcom constellation with near-global coverage.
Thanks to leased Anik G1 hosted payload, Astrium Services will extend its X-band coverage over the Americas and Pacific Ocean.
Fourth Astrium built and operated Skynet 5 satellite, 5D, entered service on 2 April