SATCOM system integration support contract won by Hughes

GERMANTOWN, Md. U.S. Naval Air Systems (NAVAIR) officials tasked Hughes Network Systems, LLC to provide satellite communications (SATCOM) systems integration for the U.S. Coast Guard.

Under the agreement, Hughes, supporting through its partner, ADS, Inc., will integrate systems in support of the Coast Guard’s Intelligence, Surveillance and Reconnaissance (), humanitarian aid and disaster relief (HADR) missions requiring airborne Communications-on-the-Move (COTM).

Hughes will provide integration for the missionized C-27J aircraft which will connect mobile units across a wide geographic area including over the United States, Canada, Mexico, and the Pacific Ocean. The broad operational regions require proven Beyond-Line-of-Sight (BLoS) system integration expertise to coordinate hardware functions on the C-27J aircraft including antennae, modem, engineering services and technical training.

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