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ER5000-M Ruggedized Ka and Ku-Band Satellite-on-the-Move Antenna
Ruggedized Ka and Ku-Band Satellite-on-the-Move Antenna

Satellite communications are often the only viable way to ensure reliable and uninterrupted broadband connectivity for mobile military platforms. Leveraging our best-of-breed satellite communications technologies, Gilat offers dedicated on-the-move solutions that meet the demanding requirements of military and homeland security operations, as well as emergency response teams.

Gilat’s RaySat ER5000-M is a low-profile, MIL-STD compliant two-way antenna system that enables real-time Ka and Ku-band satellite communications for video, voice and data transfer. Its sturdy structure and small footprint facilitate mounting on a wide range of military vehicles and vessels. Enhanced antenna ruggedness makes the system particularly suitable for operation in harsh environments.

RaySat ER5000-M antennas maximize throughput using high-efficiency waveguide panel technology. They feature multiple onboard tracking sensors, which enable accurate tracking, short initial acquisition and instantaneous re-acquisition after signal loss.

The ER5000-M can be deployed as part of a complete integrated SOTM terminal – consisting of the antenna, a Gilat BUC and Gilat’s military-grade MLT1000 modem – controlled by a unified management system. Integration with Gilat’s special-purpose SOTM modem allows for operation in low SNR conditions. When integrated with 3rd-party modems, the antenna is supplied with an Antenna Control Unit (ACU).

Key Features and Benefits

  • Supports standard and extended Ku-band
  • Supports civilian and military Ka-band
  • MIL-STD compliant
  • Easy and quick installation on small vehicles and vessels
  • Rapid auto-acquisition, tracking and re-acquisition
  • Optional integrated terminal including an antenna, BUC, and modem

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