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Cobra M2 Ka- dual-band maritime terminal receives WGS certification

(17 July 2018 - EM Solutions) EM Solutions Cobra M2 Maritime Satcom Terminal has successfully completed the WGS testing and certification process and been notified by the certification authority that the terminals are now able to operate at Ka-Band on the WGS Satellite Network.

The testing phases of the certification process were completed by the Australian Certification Authority within the Satcom Systems Program Office.

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EM Solutions Cobra 1m X/Ka Triband Maritime Terminal as used by the Royal Australian Navy (courtesy: EM Solutions)

The Cobra terminals have already been operating on the Inmarsat GX network for nearly two years on numerous vessels for an Australian Government customer, and this new certification provides further service assuredness by providing access to both military and commercial Ka-band satellites.

Dr. Gilmore noted that ““This is first dual certified terminal in operation of any 1m class maritime terminal and provides the highest level of service ruggedness and assuredness available.”

EM Solutions’ Cobra M3 X/Ka Tri-band Maritime Terminal, which offers simultaneous X- and military Ka-band as well as Inmarsat GX communications, is shortly to commence the final phase of its WGS Certification process and has been slated for operation on four separate vessel types.

About EM Solutions

EM Solutions is a leader in the design and manufacture of products that assist in the delivery of real-time voice, data, and multimedia anywhere in the world.

Employing a team of specialist engineers at its head office in Brisbane, Australia, EM Solutions design and supply leading-edge satellite and microwave communication technology for customers in the global Defence and Maritime industries. Its latest award winning multi-band on-the-move satellite terminals are now in use on fleets of the Australian Border Force and the Royal Australian Navy, while its land mobile terminal is in active deployment in Europe.