PARIS — Thales is hoping to complete development this year of a Ku-band satellite communication antenna designed for use on helicopters. The system — known as Antares-H — is a spin-off of other Antares products designed for medium-altitude, long-endurance (MALE) UAVs and fixed-wing aircraft. The company argues there is an increasing desire from the military for more data such as full-motion video to be sent back to commanders, and this will require such antennas, despite their weight, ...


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