Transportable and ManPack Terminals

HM300 ManPack X-band Terminal

Hughes presents the ultra-compact and lightweight HM300 terminal. Operating as the exclusive terminal for the XEBRA Service provided by Airbus Defence & Space, the packaged solution is a reliable and cost-effective service alternative to other mobility solutions in the market today. The HM300 is a highly portable and easy to operate terminal for voice and data field communications. A ruggedized and jump-tested terminal, the HM300 maintains the industry’s smallest Size, Weight, and Power (SWaP) terminal footprint.


  • Highly compact and portable
  • Service cost savings
  • Near global coverage for wide scale operations
  • Minimal training required
  • Rapid deployment & recovery
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HM500 ManPack Terminal

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.