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Viasat Updates NSA-Certified Network Encryption Device; Ken Peterman Quoted

Viasat has updated a device built to help government and military customers secure networks that process sensitive information. KG-142 now works to protect Layer 2 Ethernet communications for big data processing and cloud computing applications, Viasat said Wednesday. The National Security Agency-certified network encryptor is designed to help users simultaneously operate up to 32 peer-to-peer connections at …

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Army Certifies Viasat Airborne Modem for Wideband Global Satcom Network; Ken Peterman Quoted

Viasat has received Army Forces Strategic Command authorization to operate a dual-band internet modem on the U.S. military’s Wideband Global Satellite Communications network. ARSTRAT certified the Mobile Broadband Router-4020 platform for military users to connect when they perform airborne missions, Viasat said Tuesday. Ken Peterman, president of Viasat’s government systems business, said that …

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Viasat Gets NSA OK for Handheld Link 16 Radio Tech; Ken Peterman Quoted

The National Security Agency has approved Viasat‘s handheld Link 16 radio technology for deployment to military customers from the “Five Eyes” alliance composed of U.S, Australia, Canada, New Zealand and U.K. ViaSat said Wednesday it designed the Battlefield Awareness and Targeting System-Dismounted device to help air and ground forces communicate with one another and increase their situational …

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Ken Peterman: ViaSat to Provide Wideband Anti-Jam Communications System to US Military

ViaSat has been awarded a $33.3 million cost-plus-incentive-fee contract to provide a wideband anti-jam communications system that will work to connect military forces in jammed operational environments. The Protected Tactical Service Field Demonstration program seeks an anti-jamming system to support tactical users on the Wideband Global Satellite Communications and commercial satcom networks, the company said Monday. …

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Inmarsat’s Rebecca Cowen-Hirsch Talks Satcom, Industry-Military Partnerships at Satellite 2018

Rebecca Cowen-Hirsch, senior vice president of government strategy and policy for Inmarsat Government, cited the importance of communications to the U.S. military during a panel discussion Wednesday at the Satellite 2018 conference, National Defense reported Thursday. “There is no mission that takes place in the United States military that isn’t enabled …

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Viasat to Help Modernize NATO Satcom Control Stations

Viasat has secured a contract to update NATO control stations for ultra-high-frequency satellite communications systems in an effort to help address the international alliance’s integrated waveform baseline requirement. The company said Wednesday it will modernize NATO’s UHF communications infrastructure to the Visual Integrated SATCOM Information, Operation and Networking software package designed …

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Viasat to Enter Production Phase for Air Force Cryptographic Data Module

Viasat and the U.S. Air Force have jointly completed a production readiness review of an cryptographic module for military handheld devices and unmanned systems that transmit sensitive and classified data. The embeddable Mini Crypto module passed the assessment and is slated to enter low-rate initial production, Viasat said Wednesday. Mini Crypto is designed to …

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