Defence

Resilient, Assured Global Communications

Telesat provides the reliable and secure global communications network that government agencies require – and the information superiority and mission assurance they demand. Leveraging our state-of-the-art satellite fleet, Telesat’s secure and responsive global network offers resilient infrastructure; real-time operation management; and morale, welfare and recreation connectivity for remote personnel on long-term assignments.

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LEO Constellation North & South America
Data Transport Mesh Network in Space

Telesat LEO, our advanced, global Low Earth Orbit network, will soon offer unparalleled survivable and assured network connectivity. The system will leverage commercial LEO satellites and Optical Inter-Satellite Links for integrated, hybrid MilSatCom networking which, combined with Telesat’s longstanding engineering excellence, will deliver secure, reliable and cost-effective global connectivity for government and defence applications.

Benefits

Proliferated LEO Space Relay with Unmatched Resiliency and These Key Benefits:
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High Throughput

Gigabits per second speeds to a remote, and multiple Tbps of capacity in the network ensures enterprise-grade, secure connectivity for unconstrained full motion HD video dissemination, multi-spectral imagery, and command and control links.

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True Global Coverage

Every point on earth is covered, including polar regions.

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Low Latency

Our network is about 20-times more responsive than today’s geosynchronous satellites and on par with fiber networks. Government users can be confident that encrypted web pages and enterprise cloud applications will work seamlessly.

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High Capacity

Our intelligent network can dynamically allocate bandwidth to theaters of operations with high traffic demand.

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Assured Access

Highly resilient network with multiple interconnected satellites and ground nodes without any single point of failure ensures networks always stay connected.

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Quick Service Deployment

Compliant with Metro Ethernet Forum (MEF) standards for seamless plug and play integration.

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In the News

DARPA Awards Blackjack Track B Contract to Telesat U.S. Services

DARPA (Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency) has awarded a contract to Telesat U.S. Services to deliver two spacecraft in less than one year to showcase the use of Optical Inter-Satellite Links (OISLs) in orbit for government requirements.

Contact Us to Learn More

If you would like to learn more about any of our solutions, please get in touch with us today!