Airborne Satellite Services for Government Needs
Civil and military use of airborne platforms equipped with satellite terminals continues to expand, driving growth in demand for communications bandwidth and specialized terminals. Commercial satellite communications are a critical enabler of these operations, supporting broadband communications and the transfer of intelligence, surveillance, and reconnaissance data and other mission critical information. How is the commercial satellite industry adapting to the unique requirements and strong demand driven by the growth in airborne applications? What new requirements will civil and military UAV operators develop, and how can the satellite industry adapt to continue to serve this important market?