Cobham SATCOM Awarded Multi-Year Contract to Provide Next-Gen Tracking Antennas for US DoD

Cobham SATCOM Awarded Multi-Year Contract to Provide Next-Gen Tracking Antennas for US DoD

Cobham SATCOM, one of the leading global providers of radio and satellite communications solutions to the maritime and land sectors, announced the issuance of a multi-year contract with a leading US prime contractor for Cobham Satcom's 2.4m antennas, with a minimum value in excess of $10M with annual renewal options for additional units. 

The contract provides the acquisition of next-generation land-based multi-band tracking antennas from the Cobham Satcom TRACKER product line to support the United States Government and the Department of Defense programs for improved operations and communications. The systems provide unique signal processing capabilities or exploitation functionalities to enable advanced performance by providing the ability to track multi-band, multi-orbit satellites. The systems will be deployed globally, supporting Assured Battlespace Awareness.

Cobham Satcom, one of the global industry leaders in the design and manufacture of accurate, active tracking antennas across GEO, HEO, MEO, and LEO satellites, is enabling a new level of flexibility and resilience with a range of antennas for multi-orbit, multi-band, and multi-network capabilities – whether fixed-use or on a mobile platform. Combining robust design with resilience, the Government & Defense Solutions product lines of our Tactical TRACKER portfolio, Sea Tel maritime terminals, and TRACKER GDS gateways provide mission-critical satellite connectivity for naval and land-based military and civil operations as well as fly-away applications that comply with MIL-SPEC Environmental and with EMI/EMC requirements.

The Sea Tel and TRACKER products are recognized for rugged, highly reliable stabilized marine antenna systems, enabling satellite communication and tracking capabilities in the harshest environments. The radome-protected antennas are available in a range of sizes from under 1 m to 3.7 m with single and multi-band, multi-orbit capabilities and highly accurate LEO, MEO, and GEO tracking; they provide robust connectivity and unmatched resiliency. The Sea Tel systems have achieved recognition for their rugged, highly reliable stabilized marine antenna systems that enable satellite communication and tracking capabilities in the harshest environments. Sea Tel and TRACKER Systems are manufactured in the US and extensively deployed by US and NATO Navies and Coast Guards.

Click here to learn more about SATCOM Antennas from Cobham Satcom on SATNow.

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GNSS Constellations - A list of all GNSS satellites by constellations


Satellite NameOrbit Date
BeiDou-3 G4Geostationary Orbit (GEO)17 May, 2023
BeiDou-3 G2Geostationary Orbit (GEO)09 Mar, 2020
Compass-IGSO7Inclined Geosynchronous Orbit (IGSO)09 Feb, 2020
BeiDou-3 M19Medium Earth Orbit (MEO)16 Dec, 2019
BeiDou-3 M20Medium Earth Orbit (MEO)16 Dec, 2019
BeiDou-3 M21Medium Earth Orbit (MEO)23 Nov, 2019
BeiDou-3 M22Medium Earth Orbit (MEO)23 Nov, 2019
BeiDou-3 I3Inclined Geosynchronous Orbit (IGSO)04 Nov, 2019
BeiDou-3 M23Medium Earth Orbit (MEO)22 Sep, 2019
BeiDou-3 M24Medium Earth Orbit (MEO)22 Sep, 2019


Satellite NameOrbit Date
GSAT0223MEO - Near-Circular05 Dec, 2021
GSAT0224MEO - Near-Circular05 Dec, 2021
GSAT0219MEO - Near-Circular25 Jul, 2018
GSAT0220MEO - Near-Circular25 Jul, 2018
GSAT0221MEO - Near-Circular25 Jul, 2018
GSAT0222MEO - Near-Circular25 Jul, 2018
GSAT0215MEO - Near-Circular12 Dec, 2017
GSAT0216MEO - Near-Circular12 Dec, 2017
GSAT0217MEO - Near-Circular12 Dec, 2017
GSAT0218MEO - Near-Circular12 Dec, 2017


Satellite NameOrbit Date
Kosmos 2569--07 Aug, 2023
Kosmos 2564--28 Nov, 2022
Kosmos 2559--10 Oct, 2022
Kosmos 2557--07 Jul, 2022
Kosmos 2547--25 Oct, 2020
Kosmos 2545--16 Mar, 2020
Kosmos 2544--11 Dec, 2019
Kosmos 2534--27 May, 2019
Kosmos 2529--03 Nov, 2018
Kosmos 2527--16 Jun, 2018


Satellite NameOrbit Date
Navstar 82Medium Earth Orbit19 Jan, 2023
Navstar 81Medium Earth Orbit17 Jun, 2021
Navstar 78Medium Earth Orbit22 Aug, 2019
Navstar 77Medium Earth Orbit23 Dec, 2018
Navstar 76Medium Earth Orbit05 Feb, 2016
Navstar 75Medium Earth Orbit31 Oct, 2015
Navstar 74Medium Earth Orbit15 Jul, 2015
Navstar 73Medium Earth Orbit25 Mar, 2015
Navstar 72Medium Earth Orbit29 Oct, 2014
Navstar 71Medium Earth Orbit02 Aug, 2014


Satellite NameOrbit Date
NVS-01Geostationary Orbit (GEO)29 May, 2023
IRNSS-1IInclined Geosynchronous Orbit (IGSO)12 Apr, 2018
IRNSS-1HSub Geosynchronous Transfer Orbit (Sub-GTO)31 Aug, 2017
IRNSS-1GGeostationary Orbit (GEO)28 Apr, 2016
IRNSS-1FGeostationary Orbit (GEO)10 Mar, 2016
IRNSS-1EGeosynchronous Orbit (IGSO)20 Jan, 2016
IRNSS-1DInclined Geosynchronous Orbit (IGSO)28 Mar, 2015
IRNSS-1CGeostationary Orbit (GEO)16 Oct, 2014
IRNSS-1BInclined Geosynchronous Orbit (IGSO)04 Apr, 2014
IRNSS-1AInclined Geosynchronous Orbit (IGSO)01 Jul, 2013