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US Dept of Defense orders groundbreaking Ovzon T7 Mobile Satellite Terminal
The Ovzon T7 mobile satellite terminal.
US Dept of Defense orders groundbreaking Ovzon T7 Mobile Satellite Terminal
by Robert Schreiber
Solna, Sweden (SPX) Feb 10, 2024

The United States Department of Defense (U.S. DOD) has placed the inaugural order for the Ovzon T7 mobile satellite terminal, marking a significant milestone for Ovzon as it delivers this industry-leading device. This transaction not only underscores the U.S. DOD's commitment to enhancing its communication capabilities but also sets a new standard for mobile satellite communications technology.

The Ovzon T7 distinguishes itself as the smallest, lightest, and most potent satellite terminal available in the market. Weighing merely 2.8 kg (6.2 lb), it boasts unparalleled portability, fitting effortlessly into a small backpack. Its design emphasizes ease of use, allowing for rapid, straightforward, and reliable connections in any environment, irrespective of weather conditions. This level of mobility and performance makes the Ovzon T7 an unparalleled tool for critical missions requiring dependable communication links.

Designed to operate on the Ovzon 3 satellite's On-Board-Processor, the Ovzon T7 is tailored to exploit the satellite's resilient features, making it ideally suited for contested environments. Its capabilities include frequency hopping and operating below the noise floor, ensuring secure and uninterrupted communication. Furthermore, its independence from a teleport facility highlights a significant advancement in satellite communication technology, offering a new level of operational flexibility and security.

Per Noren, CEO of Ovzon, expressed enthusiasm about this landmark sale to the U.S. DOD, stating, "We are delighted to see the first sale of the Ovzon T7 mobile satellite terminal to the U.S. DOD, and we are excited to bring online the 'near peer' capability the Ovzon T7 will deliver when operating on the Ovzon 3 satellite and the Ovzon On-Board-Processor." He further emphasized the terminal's unique blend of performance, mobility, and resiliency, packaged into an incredibly compact design. According to Noren, the Ovzon T7 is set to revolutionize critical mission execution by enhancing Ovzon's SATCOM-as-a-Service to unprecedented levels.

This partnership between Ovzon and the U.S. Department of Defense demonstrates the DOD's confidence in Ovzon's technology and signifies a pivotal step forward in the realm of mobile satellite communications. The Ovzon T7 mobile satellite terminal is poised to redefine the standards of communication in challenging and critical operational scenarios, offering a new paradigm of connectivity, security, and efficiency for the U.S. DOD and potentially other users in demanding environments.

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