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Kymeta to Showcase Antenna in Army’s Satcom Tech Assessment Program

Kymeta to Showcase Antenna in Army's Satcom Tech Assessment Program - top government contractors - best government contracting event

Kymeta will provide eight connectivity terminals to the U.S. Army’s Armored Brigade Combat Team for a pilot program that will focus on testing on-the-move communications equipment for military applications.

The company said its u8 technology, an electronically controlled antenna that can support low Earth orbit and geostationary satellite constellations, will be integrated into and tested with various ABCT vehicles.

General Dynamics‘ mission systems business will facilitate exercises for service personnel to evaluate the use of communications technology while on the move.

Rob Weitendorf, vice president of business development at Kymeta, said military combat teams need OTM tactical connectivity to perform missions.

He added that the company aims to help the branch modernize tactical communications for armored units.

Kymeta designed its terminal offering to automate satellite acquisition and tracking, connect to associated networks and interoperate with multiple network architectures or modems.

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