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

Multi-domain forces seek secure voice and data communications

10th March 2021 - 09:11 GMT | by Andrew White in Hawaii

SATCOM from a company part-owned by the UK government could be delivered to DoD users in contested environments.

Global communications company OneWeb demonstrated its Low Earth Orbit (LEO) satellite constellation to the US Department of Defense (DoD) for the first time on 2 March.

OneWeb, which is part-owned by the UK government, is the first SATCOM operator to offer a global constellation of LEO satellites, supported by a network of global gateways and end-user terminals on the ground, in the air and at sea.

The demonstration was conducted in front of representatives from the US Space Force in Melbourne, Florida with a 110-strong constellation of LEO satellites and pair of ground user terminals.

Data rates as high as

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
  • 2 free stories per week
  • Personalised news alerts
  • Daily and weekly newsletters
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
Start your free trial
Andrew White


Andrew White

Andrew is a former editor of Digital Battlespace and Unmanned Vehicles magazines. Andrew joined Shephard …

Read full bio

Share to