ViaSat-2 Satellite Communications Services Available for Military Applications
- Transmit bandwidth-intensive, media-rich cloud applications: Fast data rates and more satellite capacity will enable 4K and HD video streaming to thousands of electronic devices simultaneously for greater operational capabilities at the tactical edge.
- Conduct more simultaneous operations: Abundant capacity will enable warfighters to capture and send Intelligence, Surveillance, and Reconnaissance (ISR) sensor data; transmit live two-way video conferencing and Voice over Internet Protocol (VoIP) calls; as well as conduct Command and Control (C2) and Situational Awareness (SA) communications as prioritized traffic to many more platforms in a region.
- Continue operating through an electromagnetic, terrestrial or cyber-attack: Resiliency is provided through the
ViaSat-2 system's exceptional anti-interferer performance, Viasat'sunique Satellite Access Node (SAN) gateway diversity, seamless satellite switching and assured pattern re-routing to operate through gateway failures, and through Viasat'sActive Cyber Defense, which automatically detects, mitigates and attributes Distributed Denial-of-Service (DDoS) attacks against the network's infrastructure. The resilient nature of the Viasatnetwork will enable mission-critical communication packets to be protected and distributed safely, even in highly
contested combat environments.
- Provide assured communications:
Viasat'sBest Available Network concept provides a global, redundant system for military to access Viasat'sglobal Ku-band networks, its more advanced Ka-band networks, as well as the Wideband Global SATCOM (WGS) system. The Best Available Network allows terminals to roam across multiple networks to maximize resilience and collaboration for ground fixed, transportable, mobile, maritime and airborne platforms.
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