U.S. Military Testing OneWeb, Starlink For Arctic Operations

A OneWeb gateway in Svalbard, Norway, that provides and tracks data for U.S. Northern Command.
Credit: Kongsberg Satellite Services
The U.S. military is testing the use of OneWeb and SpaceX’s Starlink to provide communications from remote outposts in the Arctic where maintaining resilient connections in austere locations is a problem that U.S. Northern Command needs to address. NORTHCOM boss Gen. Glen VanHerck says the Pentagon...
Brian Everstine

Brian Everstine is the Pentagon Editor for Aviation Week, based in Washington, D.C. Before joining Aviation Week in August 2021, he covered the Pentagon for Air Force Magazine. Brian began covering defense aviation in 2011 as a reporter for Military Times.

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