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AEC Skyline supports Inmarsat's Operation Beyond the Horizon event series

obth aec skylineIn mid-June AEC Skyline participated in yet another Inmarsat Global Government led Operation Beyond the Horizon (OBTH) event at the British Army's Larkhill Camp. OBTH's aim is to showcase the latest technological advances in the field of satellite communications and how these apply to military operations in remote areas where there is little to no reliable terrestial communications networks. Building on similar succesful OBTH events that were conducted earlier this year, the latest edition saw our personnel supporting a live, joint SATCOM capability demonstration for an international audience that included UK, German and Netherlands MoD staff.

Combining state-of-the-art low latency video encoding technology with advanced LTE mobile routers from our respective partners Haivision and Peplink, all this supported by multivendor connectivity simcards from our Whisper secure roaming services, AEC Skyline demonstrated its ability to seamlessly connect its products with a broad range of communications solutions provided by other vendors.

Among the realistic operational scenarios that were simulated during the OBTH event series were reconnaissance on foot (dismounted soldier), mobile reconnaissance, covert surveillance and Forward Operating Base (FOB) operations with the provision of Beyond Line-of-Sight (BLOS) tactical push-to-talk (PTT), ISR, BMS connectivity and enhanced situational awareness being demonstrated, both on the move or when operating stationary.