The Orbit Communication Systems Orbit GX46 multi-purpose terminal has been approved for use over Inmarsat‘s Global Xpress (GX) network, the companies announced April 6. This high-throughput aviation terminal supports military, government and commercial users on the GX mobile wideband service.
GX46 is a modular, multi-role terminal that operates in the GX commercial and military Ka-bands through a 46 cm antenna. Orbit said the terminal is fully integrated with modems, electronics and software and can be used for a wide range of communications capabilities for business aircraft, military aircraft and unmanned aerial vehicles (UAVs). It has been built to be compatible with the Wideband Global SATCOM (WGS) system.
“Our partnership with Orbit enables Inmarsat to respond rapidly to market needs with fully qualified wideband satellite terminals. The GX46 meets mission-critical needs for our key customers by delivering high-performance, always-available connectivity worldwide,” commented Tom Costello, chief commercial officer of Inmarsat Government.
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