(19 February 2021 – SES GS) SES Authorities Options (SES GS), a wholly-owned subsidiary of SES, at the moment introduced the award of a brand new transportable maritime resolution activity order in opposition to the single-award Blanket Buy Settlement (BPA) with the U.S. Division of Protection (DoD) for Medium Earth Orbit (MEO) low-latency Excessive Throughput Satellite tv for pc (HTS) companies.
The answer leverages the O3b MEO satellite tv for pc constellation working 8,000km away from Earth.
O3b satellites throughout manufacture (courtesy: Marie Ange Sanguy)
The Division of Protection procured a transportable MEO service to help ahead deployed U.S. navy personnel. Preliminary deployment of the service exceeded buyer expectations and was very nicely obtained. This represents a major breakthrough with the DoD utilizing O3b MEO capabilities for transportable high-throughput, low-latency companies.
SES GS’s resolution integrates the O3b MEO system with a transportable antenna and is designed to help each portability and freedom of motion. The self-contained ruggedized design homes all gear in a rack system with AC unit, energy distribution and a battery backup system and might obtain upwards of 400 Mbps x 200 Mbps of throughput over the O3b community.
“The necessity to present resilient and numerous satellite tv for pc communications is essential to assembly Division of Protection SATCOM necessities,” mentioned President and CEO of SES Authorities Options, Brigadier Common Pete Hoene, USAF (retired). “This industrial-grade, high-throughput, low-latency functionality has been built-in right into a turnkey MEO terminal and might be scaled up or down primarily based on the variety of customers and help necessities. The demonstrated throughput is unsurpassed in a transportable maritime system of this measurement.”
With its new transportable maritime resolution, SES GS is proud to offer unprecedented connectivity in help of the deployed U.S. DoD personnel and appears ahead to persevering with mission help with its next-generation O3b mPOWER functionality.
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SES Authorities Options (SES GS) is a wholly-owned subsidiary of SES, the chief in international content material connectivity options. SES GS operates beneath a proxy board permitting them to offer companies by way of contracts with the U.S. Authorities, together with categorised work. SES GS is completely centered on assembly the satellite tv for pc communications wants of the U.S. Authorities. Leveraging greater than 4 many years of expertise within the authorities SATCOM market, SES GS presents sturdy and safe end-to-end satellite tv for pc communications options.
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