To make this website work, we log user data. By using Shephard's online services, you agree to our Privacy Policy, including cookie policy.

×
Open menu Search

Eurosatory 2012: Gilat Satcom launches Iridium-based systems

12th June 2012 - 14:57 GMT | by Beth Stevenson in Paris

RSS

Gilat Satcom has launched the Suricate Iridium link and Iridium Tactical Radio Dynamic Relay System.

Announced during the Eurosatory 2012 conference in Paris, France, the Suricate connects Iridium users that are located in underground, closed, and remote facilities, while the Iridium Tactical Radio connects the headquarters to the field tactical radio via the Iridium network.

'The problem with satellite phones is that they need to have a sky view,' Ami Schneider, head of the mobile satellite division at the company, told Shephard.

'With these systems the distance becomes irrelevant.

'We talked to the customer and they asked us to

Already have an account? Log in

Want to keep reading this article?

Read this Article

Get access to this article with a Free Basic Account

  • Original curated content, daily across air, land and naval domains
  • 1 free story per week
  • Personalised news alerts
  • Daily and weekly newsletters
  • Free magazine subscription to all our titles
  • Downloadable equipment data handbooks
  • Distribution rights (Corporate only)
Create account

Unlimited Access

Access to all our premium news as a Premium News 365 Member. Corporate subscriptions available.

  • Original curated content, daily across air, land and naval domains
  • 14-day free trial (cancel at any time)
  • Unlimited access to all published premium news
  • 10-year news archive access
  • Downloadable equipment data handbooks
  • Distribution rights (Corporate only)
Start your free trial
Beth Stevenson

Author

Beth Stevenson


Beth is a former senior reporter for Digital Battlespace and Unmanned Vehicles magazines. Beth graduated …

Read full bio

Share to

Linkedin