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AUSA 10: AAI unveils FASTCOM secure 3G network

25th October 2010 - 15:40 GMT | by Darren Lake in Washington, DC


This week AAI in conjunction with ViaSat and Overwatch has unveiled its FASTCOM mobile communications solution for early entry forces.

The new system bolts together a number of military of the shelf (MOTS) and commercial off the shelf (COTS) elements to provide warfighters with a G3 based C3 infrastructure that can be up and running as soon as soldiers set foot in theatre.

FASTCOM, which stands for Forward Airborne Secure Transmissions and Communications, is a cellular G3 networks that will be able to handle data and voice transmissions up to Secret level. ‘We are currently in the process of getting

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Darren Lake


Darren Lake

Darren has more than two decades of experience in aerospace and defence journalism. After completing …

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