Benefits

  • Can be installed on fixed wing, rotary wing or Unmanned Air Vehicles (UAVs)
  • Interoperable with legacy equipment & third party modems
  • Stabilised antenna system ensures sustainable connectivity - regardless of operating conditions
  • Compact and lightweight design for easier integration in to various airborne platforms
  • Low cost of ownership - the stabilised antenna system and feature-rich electronics units meet exacting environmental standards – and have been engineered for a 15 year service life with minimal maintenance
  • Choice of 0.3 – 0.8m antennas and X, Ku or Ka frequency bands

Features

  • Exceptional RF performance enables rapid data transfer and enhanced mission capability. 70Mbps demonstrated.
  • Specialised Blade-Stream helicopter waveform with rotor outage and interference correction.
  • Unique composite material construction for strength, lightness and improved RF integration.
  • Modular design enables easier installation and maintenance

Options

AirPatrol systems provide flexible, secure beyondline- of-sight airborne communications in a range of operational domains:

  • ISTAR (Intelligence, Surveillance, Target Acquisition and Reconnaissance)
  • Border security
  • Maritime patrol
  • Emergency and rescue services
  • Geology, geographic and asset survey
  • Command and Control
  • Munitions delivery
  • Transport aircraft
  • Hatchmounted systems
  • Helicopter systems

 

AirPatrol Technical Data

Reflector size (mm)300 x 300 Circular425 x 331 Elliptical600 x 600 circular800 x 800 Circular
Footprint diameter (mm)380485762975
Height (mm)400404730925
Mass (kg)<14.0~14<16.0<17.0
PERFORMANCE 
XG/TAvailable on request6.3dB/K8.3dB/K10.8 dB/K
EIRP (120W HPA)Available on request47dBW50.5dBW53 dBW
KuG/TAvailable on requestAvailable on requestAvailable on request13.5 dB/K
EIRP (40W HPA)Available on requestAvailable on requestAvailable on request53 dBW
KaG/T10dB/K11.5dB/K14.5dB/K17 dB/K
EIRP (40W HPA)50.5dBW52.5dBW56dBW59 dBW

 

AirPatrol

 

Frequency BandXKuKa
Transmit7.90-8.40 GHz14.00-14.50 GHz29.5-31.00 GHz
Receive7.25-7.75 GHz10.95-12.75 GHz19.7-21.2 GHz
  • Meets regulatory requirements for sidelobe performance
  • Compatible with NATO, Skynet 4 and 5, Syracuse, DSCS, WGS constellation
  • Certified for Skynet 5
  • Compatible with Eutelsat and Intelsat satellites
  • STANAG 4484, MILSAT 188-164 compliant

Antenna Control Unit (ACU):

Dimensions (MM) 
193.5(H)x124(W) x 216(L), 4 MCU form factor
Weight (kg)
5kg
Power consumption
110watts max

 

High Power Amplifier and Uplink Converter (HPUC):

Dimensions (MM) 
193.5(H)x124(W) x 350(L), 4 MCU form factor
Weight (kg)
11.5kg
Power consumption
880watts max

 Power Output 200watts

200watts

 


KPA 1400L Modem (Optional):

Dimensions (mm) 

193.5(H)x124(W) x 204(L), 4 MCU form factor

Weight (Kg)

 4.75kg

Power Consumption 

75watts max

Data Rate 

Up to 20mbps

 

  • Software Defined Radio system using Software Communications Architecture
  • Secure waveforms
  • IP Ethernet interface

Environmental

  • EURO-CA-ED14E/ RTCA D0160E robust aircraft environment
  • MILSTD 461


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