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Viasat Partners With AeroVironment Under Army Contract to Advance UAS Platforms

Ken Peterman President

Viasat has partnered with AeroVironment to enable flying small UAS platforms to deploy a robust, on-demand, highly-secure communications network under a contract awarded under the U.S. Army Reconfigurable Communications for Small Unmanned Systems (RCSUS) initiative, Viasat reported on Thursday. Viasat will work with AeroVironment to develop and demonstrate advanced, encrypted communications for AeroVironment's portable, hand-launched Puma AE tactical UAS. 

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Viasat Rolls Out NSA-Certified Handheld Radio Configuration; Andy Kessler Quoted

Andy Kessler VP Viasat

Viasat has unveiled a new configuration for its handheld Link 16 radio product designed to help military users communicate during ground or air missions. The National Security Agency cleared the updated AN/PRC-161 Battlefield Awareness and Targeting System – Dismounted radio technology to support communications of U.S. general purpose forces, coalition troops and members of the “five eyes” international consortium, the company said Wednesday.

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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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