Hughes Network Systems, LLC (HUGHES), the global provider of broadband satellite networks and services, has been awarded an USD 11.8 million R&D contract by the US Army, answering its requirement for improved resiliency and interoperability among SATCOM systems for military communications, the company said.
The contract calls for Hughes to demonstrate a new, end-to-end Narrowband SATCOM Architecture (NBSA) incorporating Machine Learning (ML) and Artificial Intelligence (AI) features designed to improve three critical areas — network management, automated control, and system interoperability — for the US Army Combat Capabilities Development Command (CCDC), C5ISR Center, Space and Terrestrial Communications Directorate.
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Hughes Network Systems, LLC (HUGHES) is the global provider of broadband satellite technology and services for home and office. Its flagship high-speed satellite Internet service is HughesNet®, the world´s largest satellite network with over 1.3 million residential and business customers across the Americas.
Headquartered outside Washington, D.C., in Germantown, Maryland, USA, Hughes operates sales and support offices worldwide, and is a wholly owned subsidiary of EchoStar Corporation (NASDAQ: SATS), a premier global provider of satellite operations. For additional information about Hughes, visit www.hughes.com and follow @HughesConnects on Twitter.
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