MilDef Ltd delivers Management Segment Laptops for Airbus Skynet 5 programme

MilDef Ltd, a leading provider of rugged mobile computers, special electronics and rugged displays, announced today the successful collaboration with Airbus Defence and Space to provide the Management Segment Laptops within the Skynet 5 Core System to be rolled out on Royal Navy vessels.MThe Skynet 5 system provides reliable secure voice and data communications for combined-operations in peacekeeping and under battlefield conditions. This comprises four Skynet 5 spacecraft as well as a major upgrade of the fixed terrestrial infrastructure, networks and management systems in the UK and provision of over 160 satellite communications terminals.
MilDef Ltd have supplied the latest release, highly customised Rocky RK10 Rugged Laptops, specifically designed to meet the Skynet 5 requirement incorporating customised military interfaces, inbuilt media converter and customised mounting tray solution.“MilDef Ltd are delighted to have delivered this critical solution as an integral part of the Skynet 5 system” says Duncan Skinner, Managing Director. “MilDef Ltd continues to grow in the UK defence industry and the successful delivery of this contract against a demanding schedule is an example of the exciting times ahead for the company.”
MilDef Ltd is a division of the MilDef Group, a global company with facilities in UK, Taiwan and Sweden.
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