The U.S. Army has approved plans to explore the use of satellites in low Earth orbit to give soldiers dedicated communications, navigation and imaging capabilities.
The Army is looking at commercially managed satellite communications services for it logistics network.
Intelsat’s managed-broadband service is called FlexGround Communications-On-The-Move.
The Space Force should leverage the infrastructure and accessions pipeline from the Army and the Navy.
DIU received 25 proposals for the Dismounted Assured PNT System
The U.S. military is eager to take advantage of small satellite constellations if the technology proves it can fulfill military requirements and the price is right.