Israel’s Infantry Units to Receive Gilat Satellites Manpack SATCOM Terminals

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SatTrooper 1000 from Gilat was selected by the IDF to provide satellite links for dismounted infantry units. Photo: Gilat
SatTrooper 1000
Gilat Satellite Networks’ SatTrooper 1000. Photo: Gilat

The Israel Defense Forces (IDF) has selected Gilat Satellite Networks’ SatTrooper-1000 military Manpack Satellite Communications (SATCOM) terminal to equip combat units with advanced, beyond line of sight tactical communications. I-HLS reports

The new terminal communicates data, video and telephony at broadband speeds, via a satellite link, thus overcoming distance or interference typically encounters in urban or mountainous operations.
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