A satellite communications gamechanger

Putting true high-capacity connectivity into the warfighter’s hands

Whether it is an isolated mission or a joint effort, Viasat’s SATCOM terminals enable game-changing connectivity across the whole battlespace — from the air to land to sea.

  • Low SWaP military SATCOM antennas for air, land, and sea domains
  • Flexible terminal architecture
  • Delivering actionable intelligence into the hands of the warfighter
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Two warfighters setting up Viasat's Multi-Mission SATCOM Terminal

Ground SATCOM terminals

Experience true SATCOM flexibility: on-the-move and in-mission

Adjusting to unexpected mission changes is a battlespace reality. Warfighters need access to critical communications — wherever the battle takes them. That’s why Viasat transportable or fixed military terminals arm warfighters with instant access to full-motion video and data for enhancing real-time situational awareness and quicker decisions on the go.

Terminal types include:

  • Nomadic
  • Fixed
  • COTM
  • L-band
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Air SATCOM terminals

Powered by our Best Available Network (BAN)


Transform your aircraft into a fully connected operations center capable of sending and receiving real-time information. From fixed-wing to rotary-wing to UAS platforms, Viasat offers a variety of military SATCOM antenna sizes (12” to 30”) and terminals for mission success.

  • Open architecture military terminals
  • Ability to operate over GEO or MEO satellites
  • Multi-Protocol Label Switching (MPLS)
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Maritime SATCOM terminals

Instant access to information at sea


Whether you’re close to port or at sea, critical updates and real-time information is securely delivered to ships around the globe through Viasat’s mobile maritime broadband terminals.

  • Ship-to-ship and ship-to-shore communications
  • Streaming radar and ISR sensors from ship-to-shore
  • Securely captures & distributes sensitive data to onshore counterparts
  • Trusted operations, information sharing, and actionable intelligence

Viasat service — the power behind our terminals

Resilient, end-to-end connectivity


Ideal for permissive or congested environments, our Best Available Network (BAN) enables roaming between networks, to identify the best network for your mission. Viasat’s service is more than just the forward and return link. It’s about enabling critical operational capabilities.

  • Arm warfighters with resilient, end-to-end SATCOM
  • Stay connected wherever the mission takes your personnel
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Viasat SATCOM terminals

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Ka-band airborne terminals

Access full-ITU Ka-band spectrum

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Ku-band airborne terminals

Powered by Viasat Global Network (VGNet)

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Dual-band airborne terminals

Next-generation multi-band military terminals

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Ground terminals

Ku-, Ka-, and X-band nomadic, fixed, and COTM terminals 

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Maritime terminals

Ka- and Ku-/Ka-band connectivity at sea 

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L-band terminals

Mobile transceivers to track blue forces 

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UHF SATCOM terminals

Single user or complete stand-alone UHF systems 

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