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Fast, on-the-move communications for split-second decisions

Leaders and warfighters must share & recieve mission-critical information across multiple domains – faster and more securely than ever before. Viasat’s resilient network and mobile satellite communications (SATCOM) systems connect those in the air, on land, and at sea with real-time information they need for making critical, split-second decisions.


Viasat SATCOM on the move features:

  • Flexible terminal architecture choices and mission flexibility
  • Layered network resilience and redundancy
  • Service plans shaped to meet mission requirements 
  • Bandwidth for demanding applications
  • Enhanced situational awareness with real-time information 

SATCOM service

Connectivity for critical communications

In the battlespace, receiving secure information in real-time is paramount. Viasat offers flexible, high-capacity connectivity that provides assured and resilient communications in highly contested mission locations. 

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Explore our SATCOM systems and solutions

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SATCOM terminals

Industry-leading terminals enabling choice and mission flexibility across air, land, and sea domains.

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SATCOM modems and waveforms

High-speed, high-capacity satcom modems and C4I  networking waveforms to reach across the battlespace.

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Mobile antennas

Mobile satellite antennas that operate in Ka-band, Ku-band, or hybrid Ku-/Ka-band.

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ISR video data links

Secure, spectrum-efficient line-of-sight digital data links.

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Airborne technology enhancements

Equipping aircraft with the latest technology and applications to increase the safety, efficiency and success of any mission.

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SATCOM data controllers

Extend your networking capabilities with Viasat Data Controllers (VDCs) and send data over tactical radios.

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Changing the way missions are planned, conducted & executed

Viasat's breakthrough mobile SATCOM service delivers reliable, secure, two-way broadband communications to a variety of missions, transforming the way they are conducted and executed.

  • Enroute Command & Control (C2)
  • Real-time Intelligence, Surveillance, and Reconnaissance (ISR)
  • VIP transport communications
  • Comm-on-the-Move, Comm-on-the-Pause, Comm-on-the-Halt

360° Situational awareness – reach warfighters across the battlespace

Every commander needs to communicate without barriers and push real-time info to forces in virtually any location. Viasat’s high-speed, high-capacity tactical network provides an end-to-end military SATCOM broadband service to keep warfighters connected and safe from base to objective.

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Looking for an innovative SATCOM solution? Talk to us about your needs.

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