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

Farnborough 2010: EADS unveils next-generation air control terminal

20th July 2010 - 17:16 GMT | by Andrew White in Farnborough

RSS

EADS Astrium unveiled its AirPatrol next-generation airborne satellite communications terminal at the Farnborough International Air Show on 20 July.

Designed as a lightweight system, AirPatrol is compatible with unmanned aerial vehicles (UAVs), fixed wing and rotary aircraft, according to Aidan Joy, managing director of Secure Satcom Systems.

According to Joy, the system weighs a total of 16 kg and is manufactured with 'lightweight carbon composite' materials. Compatible with Skynet 5 satellite communications for UK armed forces, such carbon materials allow for a 'higher level of radio frequency path integration, Joy added.

It can operate over Ku, Ka and X-bands and

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

Share to

Linkedin