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Hughes HM500 ManPack Terminal

The Hughes HM500 ManPack Terminal is a lightweight, multi-band man-pack satellite terminal that provides forward-deployed teams a highly portable and secure communications solution. The self-contained terminal is transported in a compact case and includes integrated IP networking to reduce the need for transporting additional baseband equipment. Specifically, the HM500 is designed for users seeking reliable communications on multiple global satellite systems, at lower operating costs and higher bandwidth than competing solutions. The simplified setup and user interface is an ideal solution for end users requiring rapid and reliable connectivity. The HM500 is optimized for easy use with pre-configured settings and can operate over Ku-, Ka-, Mil Ka-, and X-band frequencies. This all-in-one comms solution will bring improved capabilities to a number of global applications, such as disaster relief, search and rescue, and military operations.