Hughes Defense and Intelligence Systems Division (DISD) has a deep history of supporting defense and intelligence communities.
Hughes is Ready to Serve
Hughes is the world's leading provider of broadband satellite networks and services, with over 3.3 million systems shipped to customers in more than 100 countries. The company’s core expertise ranges from design of advanced components, terminals, and broadband systems, to the development and turnkey operational management of complex communications networks. Owner and operator of SPACEWAY® 3, the world's largest Ka-band satellite network, and the first with onboard switching and routing, Hughes stands alone as both a leading broadband technology and systems supplier and fully integrated broadband service provider.
Meeting Defense Communications Needs—Today and Tomorrow
Hughes supports the missions of defense organizations, assisting in the implementation of a net-centric vision through multiple technologies and platforms. Our leading-edge broadband solutions encompass both mobile and fixed satellite systems for complete, end-to-end IP-based networks for defense applications. Operating with both processed and transponded satellites, Hughes systems are IP-compliant and deliver the highest-throughput satellite links for beyond-line-of-sight communications (BLoS).
Intelligence, surveillance, and reconnaissance (ISR) links
Data to command and control centers
Full-motion video to the troops
Backhaul of large trunks of data