HM500 ManPack Terminal

Ready To Go Wherever The Mission Takes You

The Hughes HM500 ManPack Terminal is a lightweight, multiband man-pack satellite terminal that provides forward deployed teams a highly portable and secure communications solution. At a transport weight of less than 31 pounds, it exemplifies the growing market trend for manpack terminals - reduced Size, Weight and Power (SWaP) requirements.

Designed with advanced commercial satcom technology for defense and public safety missions, the HM500 transportable terminal offers multi-band operation in a very lightweight ruggedized package using pre-configured settings over one of multiple frequencies, including Ku-, Ka-, Mil Ka- and X-band. Its simplified set-up, quick deployment and high data rates brings international users an ideal portable communications solution needed across a wide range of applications, from disaster relief to military operations.

The HM500 is available for operation on any of the Hughes system platforms to suit specific requirements, including the innovative software defined HM System and the industry leading JUPITER™ System, the first VSAT platform with System on a Chip (SoC) technology incorporating the latest DVB-S2X air interface standard.