TYSONS CORNER, VA, Sept. 15, 2016 — Hughes Network Systems and Airbus‘ defense and space segment have expanded their partnership to offer the HM System satellite networking technology and Skynet satellite communications service in the defense market, ExecutiveBiz said Wednesday.
The companies aim to help global military customers address tactical satcom requirements with their joint offerings, Hughes said Tuesday.
“The continued strategic relationship with Airbus Defence and Space along with Tampa Microwave‘s ruggedized packaging of innovative Hughes technology will open new opportunities in the growing tactical defense market, ” said Rick Lober, vice president and general manager of Hughes’ defense and intelligence systems division.
“It builds on the early success of our joint delivery of combined HM System and XEBRA services, exemplifying the critical role that satellite providers play in supporting the rapidly changing, national security landscape around the world.”
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