Capitol Momentum - Jan 2023

Marlink connects Irish Defence Forces

Luxembourg/ Oslo, 23 November 2021. – The smart and hybrid network provider Marlink will equip the Irish Defence Forces with satellite connectivity for their military missions across land and sea.

The agreement will see the country’s defence forces concentrate their communications infrastructure with dedicated expertise, consolidating traffic into Marlink’s global smart hybrid network, combining relevant connectivity carriers including VSAT and L-Band networks, Marlink said.

Marlink will enable connectivity for the Irish Defence Forces via numerous designated sites including fixed operational deployments in Lebanon and Syria as well as mobile troop deployments in Europe and Africa.

Systems to be deployed include high throughput VSAT between command centres and remote locations and mobile satcom solutions for military personnel, the company said.

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