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  • Boeing Tests Ka-band Inmarsat-5 F2 Satcom Service; Jim Mitchell Comments - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    Boeing Tests Ka-band Inmarsat-5 F2 Satcom Service; Jim Mitchell Comments

    Boeing is close to wrapping up the initial tests of a Ka-band offering intended to provide satellite communications to agencies under the Defense Department through Inmarsat“™s Global Xpress satellite network. The tests sought to assess the capability of the Inmarsat-5 F2 satcom service to facilitate video and data transmission on military helicopters and mobile terminals, Boeing said Tuesday. The […] More

  • HughesNet Tests Satellite Video Transmission From Helicopter; Rick Lober Comments - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    HughesNet Tests Satellite Video Transmission From Helicopter; Rick Lober Comments

    Hughes Network Systems‘ defense and intelligence systems division has worked with partners Boeing, General Dynamics, Northrop Grumman and DataPath to test the video transmission capability of its satellite communications system for airborne platforms. Hughes said Monday the test demonstrated the real-time transmission of high-definition video from a NorthStar Aviation Bell 407MRH helicopter via Inmarsat‘s Global Xpress I-5 F2 satellite. “High-definition […] More

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