The Advent 1.5m X-band NewSwift antenna, developed by Vislink Group company Advent Communications, is part of a highly compact integrated satellite terminal designed for rapid deployment.
The system features a specially shaped offset fed antenna that is manufactured in carbon fibre for strength and portability. The device is configured for X band with voice over internet protocol for baseband data and voice.
Each of the UME’s mobile terminals incorporates a monitoring and control system that can be managed remotely from UME Headquarters.
Currently the Spanish defence Satellite Communications System (SECOMSAT) being developed and installed by Indra incorporates two hub stations and more than 300 terminals, including fly away, tactical, marine installations and software for the management network.