Cubic’s GATR Technologies and Intelsat General Achieve High-Throughput Link via Ultra-Portable Satellite Terminal
GATR Technologies (GATR) and Intelsat General Corporation (IGC) successfully established a 26-megabits per second (mbps) downlink and a 10+ mbps uplink, carrying multiple data streams during performance testing of GATR’s prototype GATR-FLEX® sub-meter Ku-band, ultra-portable terminal.
Cubic Corporation (NYSE: CUB) today announced that its subsidiary GATR Technologies (GATR), which operates within the Cubic Global Defense (CGD) business unit, was awarded an engineering services order valued in excess of $5 million to support the U.S. Army’s Transportable Tactical Command Communications (T2C2) program, under its Small Business Innovative Research (SBIR), Phase III Indefinite Delivery, Indefinite Quantity (IDIQ) contract.
Cubic Global Defense is looking to build its C4ISR business in the international market after acquiring three key businesses in order to put the company on such a path, according to the general manager of Cubic in Saudi Arabia.
GATR Technologies’GATRSATCOM antenna takes a new approach by using an inflatable ‘ball’ encased antenna. These lightweight, portable SATCOM terminals are carried in as few as two soft cases and can be set-up in minutes by one or two people.
During the COMMEX, Marines learned to quickly build an operations center, which acts as a link between the command element and subordinate command operations centers, allowing for the passing of information and orders once a communications network is established
In an increasingly complex world, the Army must be capable of supporting multiple contingencies simultaneously and at a moment’s notice, with the ability to rapidly deploy and communicate anytime, anywhere, at every stage of operations.
The Army today announced that Huntsville, Alabama based GATR Technologies’ 1.2m and 2.4m inflatable satellite communications (SATCOM) terminals have been chosen as PEO C3T’s T2C2 Lite (V1) and T2C2 Heavy (V2) Program of Record solution to field a new generation of highly deployable satellite systems to expeditionary formations of the Army.