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Satmove Ka trials approaching

15th November 2016 - 15:29 GMT | by Tim Fish in London


Thales is expected to begin first tests of the new Satmove Ka satellite terminals with the French government at the end of the year or early in 2017.

The Satmove Ka on-the-move terminals were launched at the Eurosatory exhibition earlier this year.

A spokesperson from Thales told Shephard that full system performance tests will be performed in the first half of 2017. These will test live satellite communications services onboard a vehicle in off-road conditions.

The spokesperson added that the Ka variant of Satmove is in its validation cycle and is ‘showing promising results’. Apparently it will be able to

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Tim Fish


Tim Fish

Tim Fish is a special correspondent for Shephard Media. Formerly the editor of Land Warfare …

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