May 6, 2019

CopaSAT STORM brings COTM to disconnected vehicles and vessels for the first time

Washington D.C., Tampa FL and Redmond WA DISRUPTIVE SATCOM on the move (SOTM) solution delivered through CopaSAT and Kymeta Corporation partnership brings connectivity to commercial and military vehicles and vessels that have, until now, been cut off.

The custom-engineered CopaSAT STORM delivers reliable tactical communications to small, fast-moving vehicles and vessels operating in remote, communications-severed and inhospitable environments.

“There are so many places, vehicles and vessels where you can’t use commercial off-the-shelf (COT) SATCOM solutions today. For example, MRZRs, 11-meter rigid hull inflatable boats (RHIBs) and special operations craft,” says Steve Carpenter, General Manager, CopaSAT. “Legacy solutions don’t fit and cannot track fast enough to remain connected with a satellite while the vehicle or vessel is moving at high speed. This has always been a challenge. The CopaSAT STORM addresses the challenge, making all of these applications possible for the first time. It truly redefines situation awareness,” continues Carpenter.

“The CopaSAT team has built an impressive solution that meets the mission-critical situations its customers operate in,” saysPaul Mattear, Vice President Business Development and Sales, Kymeta. “It is tremendously exciting to see Kymeta™ u7 satellite antenna technology being deployed in highly mobile environments to support data, voice and video across military and government applications that have never been connected before,” concludes Mattear.

The CopaSAT STORM is a mission-ready, ruggedized, fully-integrated Ku-band flat-panel terminal that includes a Kymeta u7 antenna, iDirect 950mp satellite router and a 25-Watt block upconverter (BUC). It is available in three different configurations including commercial, military and transportable. Advanced options are available that make it possible to add LTE capabilities, a Wi-Fi access point, MANET radio, NEWTEC modem, as well as numerous mounting options for MRZRs, vehicle luggage racks and more.

The CopaSAT STORM is on display during SATELLITE 2019 in Booth #2238 at the Walter E. Washington Convention Center 6-9 May in Washington, D.C.

To learn more or to become a certified CopaSAT STORM solution provider, contact

Media Inquiries | Lisa Dreher | | 425-442-1301
Business Inquiries | Sales | | 813-458-9777



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