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Advantech Wireless Engage Class 1.2m flyAway VSAT system receives NATO European customer acceptance and certification

(12 January 2018 - Advantech Wireless) Advantech Wireless, a global leader for Satellite broadband communications solutions, announced today that its High Performance 1.2m Engage Class VSAT FlyAway Terminal has been certified by a NATO customer.

The New Engage Class 1.2m Flyaway VSAT Terminal Solution includes the most advanced SATCOM technology available today. This flexible and transportable VSAT solution from Advantech Wireless is a fully integrated tri-band system designed for easy deployment and use.

The terminal is based on a high efficiency, ruggedized tri-band ready 1.2 Meter Flyaway Antenna, which can cover X-Band, Ku-Band, or Ka-Band, by replacing the feed only. The antenna is fully motorized with an integrated satellite finding controller.

The terminal has built-in either unique triple access mode satellite modems based on the new ASAT IITM system , or SCPC mode modem AMT-83L, Mil 165A Grade and DSSS Spread Spectrum Technology. The ASAT IITM system technology allows the same modem to operate 3 different access wave forms, and achieve the most efficient bandwidth utilization possible.

The RF section includes the award winning Second Generation GaN based technology SSPA/SSPBs: X-Band from 20W to 100 W, Ku-Band from 16W to 125W and Ka-Band from 10W to 40W. The entire terminal is fully compliant with MIL-STD-188-164a, MIL-STD-810F, NATO STANAG 4484, IP65, and XSTAR.

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(courtesy: Advantech Wireless)

“These advanced VSAT terminals, include state of the art satellite technology. The system can uplink two separate carriers and hence establishing a solid backbone connection between a field command center and distributed resources. The system is completely integrated with power supply system, GPS, routers, and test equipment. By selecting the best Advantech knowhow and technology, we managed to offer almost 10 times more data rates than originally planned by the customer” mentioned Cristi Damian, VP Business Development at Advantech Wireless.

About Advantech Wireless

Reliable and secure communication is essential to global productivity, commerce and security. Advantech Wireless makes it possible by designing smarter solutions to help people connect and businesses succeed. With our customized approach, award-winning R&D and innovative engineering, we provide the industry’s most advanced technologies, with the most economical total cost of ownership. We empower our clients to achieve excellence in communication, while experiencing reduced CAPEX and OPEX overall. Ultimately, our uncompromising quality and bolder thinking enable us to provide clients around the globe with smarter terrestrial and satellite communication solutions.