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Aggregated SATCOM accelerates in the US

11th June 2021 - 12:40 GMT | by Andrew White in London


The Transport Aggregation Gateway provides a unified gateway enabling multiple transmission paths across satellite, cellular and line-of-sight communication networks. (Photo: L3Harris)

In 2022, US Army Brigade Combat Teams should be equipped with a new tool for seamless and resilient communications in contested environments.

In the age of Great Power Competition, armed forces require secure and resilient communication pathways to ensure maximum levels in connectivity even when operating in the most contested of environments.

Seeking to satisfy these demand signals, industry is offering various aggregated communications solutions capable of integrating a variety of networks, ranging from SATCOM and Mobile Ad Hoc Network (MANET) communications to 4G and 5G networks.

Examples include the Transport Aggregation Gateway (TAG) solution, which L3Harris Technologies designed to ensure critical communications in denied and degraded C2 environments.

Speaking to Shephard, L3Harris product director Shane Sims explained how TAG relies …

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