Viasat Showcases Satcom Networking Tech at Air Force-Hosted Virtual Event

Viasat Showcases Satcom Networking Tech at Air Force-Hosted Virtual Event
Ken Peterman

Viasat has presented a satellite communications networking technology during a recent virtual event that was hosted by the U.S. Air Force’s AFWERX outfit and featured presentations from 30 industry teams.

The company said Tuesday it demonstrated the potential of a hybrid adaptive network to support an open enterprise satcom architecture intended for joint all-domain command and control operations.

“We conducted a “˜Live Fire' demonstration of a layered, resilient communications architecture that seamlessly roamed across multiple satellite networks, operated over various frequency bands, waveforms and provided independent, diversified network options for tactical, secure, cross-domain C2 communications and fires,“ said Ken Peterman, president of Viasat’s government systems business.

Peterman added that the company aims to help warfighters exchange situational awareness data with the HAN architecture.

The AFWERX organization created a contract vehicle that serve as a means for defense agencies to access commercial technology offerings from participants in the demo event.

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