Hughes Network Systems has signed an agreement with Airbus Defence and Space to provide tactical military communications requirements around the globe.
Airbus Defence and Space will distribute all models of the Hughes HM System, a satellite networking technology engineered around its software-definable modem (SDM) and scrambled code multiple access (SCMA) waveform, the company announced Tuesday.
The HM System's ultra-compact terminals operate over Airbus Defence and Space's Skynet X-band military communications satellite. Hughes will also provide hardware, technology and engineering support related to use of the HM System.
Besides, Hughes will offer Skynet services to the US government users requiring easily deployable and resilient satellite communications for tactical missions, bringing innovative networking solutions to more US users as well as global customers.