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High hopes for Hughes BLOS technology

27th June 2019 - 12:06 GMT | by Tim Martin in London


Based on a unique through-the-rotor waveform that enables full motion video transmission, Hughes has recently demonstrated BLoS technology on-board Spanish NH90 TTH aircraft, with a collection of 20 interested parties accounting for new business opportunities.

The satellite network provider is confident discussions and demonstrations with customers centering on the company’s BLoS rotary capabilities will lead to significant market growth.

Should Hughes manage to convert market interest to firm orders, Wayne Marhefka, director for business development at Hughes Defense and Intelligence Systems Division, emphasised that even a ‘conservative estimate’ of military helicopter platforms equating to 5% of the overall market, would

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Tim Martin


Tim Martin

Tim Martin is Air Editor for Shephard Media, based in Belfast. 

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