Keeping military & government personnel in touch with family & friends from the frontline
With over 10 years experience, Airbus Defence and Space are world leaders in the provision of welfare satellite communications services to military and government organisations. This service enables individuals who are deployed or tasked overseas in isolated or difficult environments to stay in contact with their families and friends, wherever they are in the world. As an end-to-end service provider, Airbus Defence and Space provides a wide variety of solutions to suit each customer requirement, including end-to-end solutions or pre-paid service packages.
As an end-to-end satellite communication provider, Airbus Defence and Space can deliver:
- Fixed and mobile telephone and internet services in any remote location or harsh environment for personal use, including at Sea and forward operating bases
- Fixed and wireless internet solutions
- GSM services
- Television broadcast services
- 24/7 customer services and technical support
We currently provide managed welfare services for the UK MOD, French MoD, German Bundswehr and Northern Ireland’s MOD.
Prepaid solutions enable customers to email friends and family over Inmarsat and Iridium terminals through a single prepaid card. The Scratch & Web solution helps manage personal email and Internet communications over mobile terminals.
Fixed Welfare Solutions
Airbus Defence and Space has a wide range of satellite enabled solutions which provide fixed voice, internet and Wi-Fi capability to personnel in areas of operation.
Fixed internet or voice services can be installed in Airbus Defence and Space designed welfare cabins or accommodation provided on site. Our cabins are a high quality build and finish providing a comfortable environment.
We can supply either prepaid or account card solutions depending on the customer requirements.
Mobile Welfare Solutions
Airbus Defence and Space has a wide range of satellite enabled solutions which provide mobile voice, internet and Wi-Fi capability to personnel in remote and harsh environments. These solutions include:
FAST Cabin – A self-contained transportable cabin (usually be plane/helicopter) capable of supporting voice, internet workstations, video messaging, a Wi-Fi hot-spot and GSM services. These are dropped in to areas of operation for instant use.
FOBLink – The FOBLink service is capable of providing a high grade of wireless internet and voice service to audiences of up to 300 people (based on 1:15 data contention and 1:15 telephone ratio)
PatrolLink – The PatrolLink service comprises of two small hand portable cases, one containing a SATCOM terminal, the other containing the wireless internet and telephone equipment. The solution is capable of supporting up to eight concurrent internet users and eight analogue telephones.
Satellite Phone Services – Satellite phone service which uses with pre-paid or account card options.
Satellite Internet Services – Broadband access with personal or provisioned laptops/PC’s with pre-paid or account card options.
GSM Services – Provides a closed user group with SIM cards for voice and SMS access within the GSM zone.
Airbus Defence and Space provides prepaid and account card solutions depending on the customer requirements.