Military Space Cloud Architecture (MILSCA) will be able to store more than 100 Terabytes of data generated on Earth and in space on board each constellation satellite with a processing power exceeding 250 TFLOPS (250,000 billion operations per second).
PacStar wins NOTM contract
The products will be delivered for the marines' Networking On-The-Move (NOTM) programme, supporting a command and control capability for all elements of the Marine Air Ground Task Force.
PacStar 400-series modules include secure, enterprise-class networking and security capabilities from Cisco. Designed and engineered by PacStar into modules suitable for vehicle-mounted and command post use.
NOTM will install PacStar 400-series equipment into a wide array of tactical ground vehicles including MRAPs, HMMWVs and amphibious assault vehicles. The PacStar modules can be quickly and easily dismounted and used in command posts, without the use of tools.
Once installed, PacStar 400-series modules will also enable communications on several NOTM subsystems, the point of presence vehicle kit and staff vehicle kit, providing access to three network enclaves: secret internet protocol router network, non-secure internet protocol router network and mission specific.
The company will the modules throughout the remainder of 2017.
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