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
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
Airbus Defence and Space, Inmarsat sign agreement to deliver high speed broadband airborne Global Xpress terminals
08.07.2014 | Press release
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
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
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
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.
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