With New Contracts, Hughes India Builds Momentum Across Defence Sector September 10, 2019 Company News true On the water and in the air, Hughes SATCOM solutions power military communications on the move for India Hughes Communications India Ltd (HCIL) was selected for two key military-based agreements, building momentum across the defense sector and helping to ensure state-ofthe-art communications for India’s armed forces. First, Hughes will provide a high-performance satellite broadband system for India’s Naval Communication Network (NCN), which will power broadband services across the Navy’s mainland and island sites. Second, in a significant teaming agreement, Bharat Electronics Limited (BEL), a state-owned aerospace and defense company, together with Hughes will provide SATCOM solutions for helicopters under India’s Ministry of Defence. Sterlite Tech, a global data network solutions company and the systems integrator for the Indian Navy’s digital network, chose the Hughes systems to deliver C- and Ku-band satellite services as part of its hybrid IP-MPLS network. Designed and optimized for carrier-grade IP broadband networking and specialized applications, the Hughes ground system scales from hundreds to thousands of high-performance remote terminals. “With Hughes advanced global satellite systems, we will bring in ease-of-network management through seamless connectivity even in tough and remote island terrains for the Indian Navy, boosting national security,” said KS Rao, CEO, Telecom Services Business, Sterlite Tech. For India’s Ministry of Defence, BEL and Hughes will develop SATCOM solutions for helicopters, enabling BLoS links for real-time and assured communications using Ku-band satellites. In India, BEL is a well-known public sector enterprise with expertise in the design, development, engineering and manufacture of strategic defense, radar and weapon SATCOM systems. “We are proud to have been awarded these critical communications infrastructure projects,” said Shivaji Chatterjee, senior vice president and head of Enterprise Business, HCIL. “They are a testament to our in-country record of delivering leading technology solutions and supporting homeland security. Our military will benefit from improved voice, video, and data experiences across fixed and mobile sites, and secure real-time communications in the air environment.” Categories See All Connecting the Unconnected (49) Satellite is Essential (47) Company News (42) JUPITER System (29) HughesNet (25) HughesON Managed Networks (18) SD-WAN (16) Podcast (15) Community Wi-Fi (15) Emergency Communications (12) Interoperability (11) Cellular Backhaul (10) Mobility (8) Popular Blogs Defining Moments in Hughes 50 Year HistoryJul 23, 2021 The Divide Podcast: The role of satellite broadband in closing the digital divideJul 22, 2021 HughesNet Named Best Satellite Internet Service, Meets Increased Demand in More PlacesMay 7, 2021 Hughes India Enables Access to Vital Banking ServicesMay 11, 2021 OneWeb Gateways Require Complex Hughes Engineering May 19, 2021 Related Posts See All Defining Moments in Hughes 50 Year History July 23, 2021 How Hughes Fosters a Culture of Continuous Innovation July 23, 2021 HughesNet and 4-H Inspire Tomorrow’s STEM Leaders, Impacts that Last Say Hughes Employees July 19, 2021 Hughes India Enables Access to Vital Banking Services May 11, 2021 HughesNet Named Best Satellite Internet Service, Meets Increased Demand in More Places May 07, 2021 ENJOY THIS POST? Provide your email below to receive a monthly round-up of what’s happening in the world of connectivity! First Name Last Name Email Company Campaign ID CAPTCHA This question is for testing whether or not you are a human visitor and to prevent automated spam submissions.