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Intelsat General and L-3 Communications Systems-West Succeed in Automatic Beam Switching on UAS

Thursday, March 10, 2016   (0 Comments)
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Intelsat General Corporation (IGC) and L-3 Communication Systems-West (L-3 CS-West), announced the successful demonstration of new automatic beam switching technology that enables Unmanned Aircraft Systems (UAS) fitted with L-3 CS-West satellite communications packages to operate on Intelsat’s High-Throughput Satellite (HTS) platform, Intelsat EpicNG. This software upgrade was funded and developed through a partnership between IGC and L-3 CS-West to ensure that the existing UAS platforms can take advantage of the 3-times to 4-times throughput improvement that Intelsat EpicNG enables.

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