August 03, 2015 Highly Mobile Satcom Terminals

Satellites provide warfighters with beyond line-of-sight communications, allowing small units of special operators performing missions in isolated locations to maintain contact with each other and with headquarters.

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June 19, 2015 UAV Communications: Meeting Mission Requirements

While it is certainly true that almost all aircraft have some form of communications capability, excluding a class of extremely sophisticated, completely autonomous vehicles, a UAV cannot operate—let alone perform—a useful mission without communications.

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May 27, 2015 Lepton Awarded $2.3 Million Contract to Upgrade Department of Defense Satellite Networks

Lepton Global Solutions, a leading provider of customized, cost-effective, end-to-end satellite communications solutions, today announced that it has been awarded a $2.3 million contract to provide satellite network equipment and upgrades to DoD iDirect networks via a contract withDefense Information Systems Agency (DISA). The order includes iDirect Hubs, servers, line cards, licenses and encryption upgrades, and OCONUS onsite training.

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March 23, 2015 Advances in Communications-On-The-Move (COTM)

Naval vessels scattered across the seas and aircraft roaming the skies need reliable ship-to-shore and air-to-land communications as well as secure ground-based communications. Ground troops require vital communications for missions such as supply logistics; intelligence, surveillance and reconnaissance (ISR); battlefield communications; airborne communications; disaster site video; and emergency management planning. Life-saving and situational awareness information is needed at a moment’s notice.

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January 23, 2015 Why You Need a Continuity of Operations Plan

When faced with any natural or man-made emergency, organizations such as the National Guard need to support coordinated efforts in their response. Internet, voice, data and video communications can make the difference in mission success for highly mobile response units.

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January 16, 2015 Weighing Proprietary Versus Industry Standards For Government Solutions

Some in the industry take the viewpoint that all manufacturers should build to industry standards, which will allow for full interoperability. Others believe in proprietary standards which can allow for enhanced features and efficiency. Hardware manufactures’ overall goal is to provide the best possible product for the objectives at hand.

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