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AI- and cloud-based data securely transmitted by ViaSat in Army Cyber Quest demo - News

February 03, 2021

CARSLBAD, Calif. ViaSat Inc., a communications company, transmitted high performance cloud- and artificial intelligence (AI)-based data in a variety of tactical communication scenarios during the U.S. Army's Cyber Quest 2020 exercise—a collaborative, live event where military, commercial, and defense industry, worked alongside academia and government to examine how electronic warfare, cyber, networking, and communications capabilities could aid global military forces.


Link 16 Next-Gen Tactical Data Links radio production increased by Viasat - News

January 27, 2021

CARLSBAD, Calif. Viasat Inc., a global communications company, announced it increased production run rates to over 200 Non-Developmental Item (NDI) Link 16 Next-Generation Tactical Data Links radios per month to meet current interest and pending orders from U.S. and international defense customers.


Communications and cyber challenges persist in military and defense realms, study finds - News

December 11, 2020

WASHINGTON, D.C. and CARLSBAD, Calif. Even as the U.S. Department of Defense (DoD) makes changes to improve its communications technologies, a new study -- conducted by the Government Business Council, the research division of Government Executive Media Group and communications company Viasat -- reveals that a number of challenges remain in the military's quest to deploy a successful military communications technology strategy for the multidomain battlefield. 


Ultra High Frequency SATCOM equipment to be delivered to Royal Navy - News

November 05, 2020

UNITED KINGDOM. Viasat UK Ltd., a subsidiary of global communications company, Viasat Inc., announced it has won a contract to provide Ultra High Frequency (UHF) satellite communications (SATCOM) for the new Type 31 frigates, to be delivered by Babcock Team 31, for the Royal Navy.


Encrypted comms capabilities for UASs in development for U.S. Army - News

October 15, 2020

CARLSBAD and SIMI VALLEY, Calif. Viasat Inc., a global communications company, and AeroVironment, Inc., company specializing in unmanned aircraft systems (UAS), announced they will collaborate on a contract awarded under the U.S. Army Reconfigurable Communications for Small Unmanned Systems (RCSUS) initiative. The project will aim to provide U.S. military customers flying small UAS platforms the ability to deploy a robust, on-demand, highly-secure communications network that will address growing electronic warfare capabilities of adversaries.


BATS-D handheld Link 16 radio released by Viasat - News

October 07, 2020

CARLSBAD, Calif. Viasat Inc., a global communications company, announced it has released a new configuration of its handheld Link 16 Battlefield Awareness and Targeting System – Dismounted (BATS-D) radio.


Handheld air-to-ground radios delivered to USAF - News

January 21, 2020
CARLSBAD, Calif. Viasat Inc., communications company, announced it was awarded an indefinite-delivery/indefinite-quantity (IDIQ) contract, worth a maximum ceiling of $90 million, to provide the U.S. Air Force (USAF) with Viasat's Battlefield Awareness Targeting System — Dismounted (BATS-D) handheld Link 16 radios, also known as the AN/PRC-161 radio. The IDIQ award also covers associated operator training and maintenance.