Hughes Wins Contract to Elevate General Atomics Gray Eagle UAS with Next-Gen SATCOM Technology

10 April 2024

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Hughes Network Systems, LLC, a subsidiary of EchoStar Corporation (Nasdaq: SATS), has been chosen by General Atomics Aeronautical Systems, Inc. (GA-ASI) to provide advanced satellite communications (SATCOM) solutions for the MQ-1C Gray Eagle 25M Unmanned Aircraft System (UAS).

It also accommodates government-approved waveforms, ensuring reliable ISR data transmission for the Army’s next-gen Gray Eagle 25M, MQ-1C, UAS, and its extended-duration missions.

The Gray Eagle 25M is central to the U.S. Army and the U.S. Army National Guard’s capability to conduct future unmanned and manned teaming operations.