Advantech Wireless launches AMT-83L advanced military-grade Satellite Modem

Montreal, CANADA – June 22, 2016 – Advantech Wireless, a global leader in satellite broadband communications solutions, announced today the release of the new AMT-83L advanced satellite modem.

The new military-grade satellite modem series from Advantech Wireless continues the line of the AMT-73L, the first worldwide satellite modem to be certified with MIL-STD-188-165A by DISA. These modems were designed to fulfil two-way satellite gateway communication requirements in Defense Satellite Communications Systems (DSCS). Several thousand units have been deployed in the field on tactical terminals and gateway sites.

Based on Advantech Wireless’ Software Defined Radio architecture, the new AMT-83L satellite modem adds a number of advanced features to the DISA certified AMT-73L series. Among these new features there are DVB-S2 with LDPC Coding and Adaptive Coding and Modulation (ACM), IP data interface, GSE encapsulation, Direct Sequence Spread Spectrum (DSSS) spreading and AES 128/256 Encryption.

“The new AMT-83L satellite modem offers advanced and efficient DVB-S2 modulation and error corrections codes full-fledged IP traffic with a built in router, and GSE encapsulation. Equally as important to our tactical and aviation customers, this series of modems supports SATCOM-on-the-move (SOTM) mobility applications with the Direct Sequence Spread Spectrum (DSSS) capability,” said Cristi Damian, VP Business Development at Advantech Wireless.