Leonardo DRS’ collection of Communications On-the-Move (COTM) Antenna Systems are modular solutions for ground, airborne, and maritime platforms conducting satellite communications (SATCOM). With multiple sizes and frequency band coverages available, a system can be tailored to a missions’ unique requirements without fearing communication loss.
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Designed with the highest quality commercial-off-the-shelf components, the Modular Communications On-the-Move (COTM) Antenna Systems are a match for the most challenging environments—where voice, video and data connections are vital to mission success and warfighter safety. The family of antenna systems is available in X- and Ku-Band in both 46 cm and 60 cm variants. All models are field-proven for both military and commercial satellite applications on vehicles, ships and aircraft.
Thanks to a lightweight, dual-purpose design, operators can easily deploy and assemble Shipboard Carry-on SATCOM System (SCOSS), quickly providing a quality connection. Data rates expand up to 6 megabytes per second using both commercial Ku- and X-band frequencies. Operators can also choose between single and dual antenna configurations to compensate for potential blockages. SCOSS provides the flexibility for Navy vessels large and small. The system can even continue service on a ground vehicle to provide continuous high bandwidth communication after a ship has docked.
The Leonardo DRS Satellite COTM Antenna System is based on over three decades of continuous design, development, production, and sustainment of satellite systems worldwide. Leonardo DRS is a world leader in Satellite COTM technology and has delivered systems in more than 20 countries. The Company’s satellite antenna systems are currently employed in shore support facilities, ground vehicles, and on large and small naval vessels ranging from destroyers and frigates to small fast boats and rigid inflatables.