Tactical Communications and ISR Network Solutions


 Military enterprise networks are evolving. Hughes is at the forefront of advancing satellite and network technology to create new and improved communications capabilities. Warfighters need reliable connectivity to ensure access to the latest information and situational awareness. Whether connecting a single soldier or a fleet of aircraft, Hughes has the proven experience, integrity and innovations to deliver solutions tailored to meet the most demanding mission requirements.


Aeronautical and Communications on the Move


Deployable Wi-Fi and Cellular/LTE


Hughes satellite-powered Wi-Fi On-Demand capability can be added to any of the terminals listed below to create a turnkey tactical network solution designed to support requirements for broadband systems that must operate independently without reliance on local infrastructure. With ruggedized system hardware suitable for nearly any environment and a 200+ meter coverage radius, Hughes has transformed its low-cost commercial solution to support the rigorous demands of global military operations. Cellular LTE may also be added for a 1 mile+ coverage radius.

Flyaway and ManPack Terminals

Hughes JUPITER Flyaway Terminal


The Hughes HTS Flyaway solution offers a ruggedized, manual-point satellite terminal that can be rapidly deployed for reliable voice and data communications. This terminal is built with the industry-leading JUPITER™ technology and is optimized to operate throughout North America with the reliable High-throughput Satellite (HTS) service from Hughes, which delivers 25 Mbps download and 3 Mbps upload speeds.

Hughes 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.

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Hughes SatCell Connect


The Hughes SatCell Connect is the smallest, full-featured commercial grade cellular network with integrated router, firewall, apps server, and satellite antenna with an integrated modem. The total kit weighs less than 15 pounds and can deliver speeds up to 200 Mbps.