Advantech Wireless to Showcase New Advanced Military-Grade Satellite Modem at Satellite 2017

Montreal, CANADA – February 14, 2017 – Advantech Wireless, a global leader in satellite broadband communications solutions, will showcase its new AMT-83L military-grade satellite modem at the Satellite 2017 Exhibition that will take place March 7-9, 2017 at the Walter E. Washington Convention Center in Washington. D.C.

The new AMT-83L advanced military-grade satellite modem 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).

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 is available with AES 128/256 Encryption. The AMT-83L also supports much higher data rates, full-fledged IP traffic with built in router, and GSE encapsulation.

“Our AMT-73L series of DISA certified modems, have accumulated years of outstanding performance in the field, gaining market recognition,” said Cristi Damian, VP Business Development at Advantech Wireless. “The new generation of AMT-83L modems, have much higher data rate support, advanced mod/cods, and spread spectrum. These advanced modems enable complex network architectures, operating either as a traditional Satcom-On-The-Pause terminal or as Satcom-On-The-Move, without any hardware changes.”