Engineers open up satellite superhighway for UAVs

November 2013
Engineer (Online Edition);11/11/2013, p8
The article reports on the demonstrations made by engineers from British multinational defence company BAE Systems on the use of the Ka band satellite communications frequency to support unmanned air vehicle missions.


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