Airbus Defense and Space LLC OneWebA satellite communications company signed an agreement for Providing satellite communication services In Low Earth Orbit (LEO) for military and government use in Europe and the United Kingdom.
With these new satellite services, the armed forces will have access to High-speed connections, allowing them to prioritize communication flows and ensure high levels of availabilityAirbus explained. This agreement will help connect vehicles on land and warships at sea and Airplanes in flight.
The satellites that will be used to provide this connection are now being used Currently produced at Airbus OneWeb satellite facilities in Florida, USA. This service is expected to be available globally by the end of 2022, with a Constellation of 648 satellites in orbit around low Earth orbit.
By utilizing constellations from LEO satellites, they use equipment with terminals and antennas of reduced size, weight, and power that allow to provide Real-time spatial communication is useful for broadcasting live video streamsAirbus indicated.
“Through OneWeb’s LEO suite, we can offer military customers true flexibility as we strive to deliver the future-integrated mesh networking, anti-cloud and information superiority these new and innovative approaches demand. With this new offering based on the OneWeb constellation and Airbus technology, We will be the first provider to provide this type of service to European forcesEverett Dudok, executive vice president of Connected Intelligence at Airbus Defense and Space said.
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