CARLSBAD, CA.,, May 27, 2021 / PRNewswire / – Viasat Inc. (NASDAQ: VSAT), a global communications company, has demonstrated its ability to enable sustainable and tactical cloud-based communications during maritime integration in a contested environment (NICE) Advanced Naval Technology Exercise (ANTX) from April 5-15, 2021, in Camp Lejeune, North Carolina. The NICE ANTX event, hosted by the Marine Research and Development Enterprise (NR&DE), invited organizations from across industry, academia and government R&D to demonstrate emerging technologies that could be used by the US Navy and Navy. infantry in support of Expeditionary Extended Base Operations (EABO) and Coastal Operations in Challenged Environment (LOCE).
During the exercise, Viasat demonstrated methods to increase network capacity and tactical edge resilience, improving situation awareness (SA) and allowing expanded applications in combat. Viasat demonstrates its ability to:
- Enable secure ship-to-shore communications in a coastal environment;
- Quickly use and manage agile communication nodes in all echelons, allowing access to the tactical cloud;
- Enable e-war operations in distributed systems with Office of Naval Research ENDOR Future Naval Capability (FNC) and Viasat NetAgility ™;
- Providing access to informed leaders to information and networks crucial to maintaining awareness of the situation; and
- Implement an automated primary, alternative, emergency and contingency plan (PACE) for increased resilience, orchestration of transport links and management in all network nodes
“The US Navy and Marine Corps understand the importance of exploring technological innovations that can support critical operations in difficult contentious environments,” he said. Craig Miller, president, government systems, Viasat. “At NICE ANTX, we have demonstrated a diverse range of communication achievements – in an environment of emerging cyber and electronic warfare threats – and expanded existing military communication networks, adapted tactical edge command and control capabilities, and provided advanced methods to provide reliable, uninterrupted broadband connectivity. through an improved communication platform on the go. “
Viasat demonstrates robust ship-to-shore communication using its expeditionary lightweight integrated tactical edge (ELITE) and its prototype G-18 Ku / Ka-band antenna to provide secure satellite communications capability to navigate offshore and ground platforms, allowing the commander to adapt its command and control capabilities (C2) to the needs of the mobility of the operation. Viasat also unveiled its NetAgility ™ Mobile Software Defined Networking (SDN) router, allowing greater resilience by connecting and aggregating multiple communication paths for automated traffic routing from Tactical Operations Center to Small Form Factor sensor integration. Finally, Viasat presented the capabilities of the ELITE kit’s C2 gateway by simulating songs 16 and distributing them to all nodes on the network and to all downloaded fighters via multiple Direct Line of Sight (DLOS) radio links.
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Statements for the future
This press release contains forward-looking statements that are subject to the safe harbor established under the Securities Act of 1933 and the Securities Exchange Act of 1934. Preliminary statements include statements on the Viasat ELITE kit and its introduction / release prototype G-18 Ku / Ka-band antenna and the ability of Viasat to provide guaranteed satellite communication on the go for offshore and land platforms; The Viasat NetAgility Mobile Software Defined Networking (SDN) router and Viasat’s ability to enable greater resilience by connecting and aggregating multiple communication paths for automated traffic routing; and the capabilities of the C2 gateway of the ELITE kit. Readers are warned that actual results may differ materially from those expressed in any forward-looking statements. Factors that could lead to different factual outcomes include: contractual problems, product defects, manufacturing problems or delays, regulatory problems, technologies that do not perform as expected; and increased competition and other factors affecting the public sector as a whole. In addition, please refer to the risk factors contained in the Viasat SEC files available on www.sec.gov, including Viasat’s latest annual report on Form 10-K and quarterly reports on Form 10-Q. Readers are warned not to rely unnecessarily on any forward-looking statements that speak only to the date on which they were made. Viasat undertakes no obligation to update or revise any forward-looking statements for any reason.
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