Cobham unveils Aviator UAV 200 at Xponential 2016

May 13, 2016  - By
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Andrew Legg of Cobham Satcom discusses the company’s satellite communications technology at the Association for Unmanned Vehicle Systems International‘s Xponential 2016 show, held May 2-5 in New Orleans.

The AVIATOR UAV 200 system — debuted at the show — weighs about 3.2 pounds, which is 76 percent lighter than comparable products on the market, according to the company. It delivers Inmarsat Class 4 SwiftBroadband services in a low-SWAP package.

The product was designed to significantly enhance a Tactical Unmanned Aerial Vehicle’s (TUAV) performance, range and payload capability by enabling operators to take advantage of the higher speed connectivity from satellite networks.

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