Operation Pacific WaveS
Iridium Satellite Communications field demonstrations in the
About Operation Pacific Waves (OPW)
Iridium® is leading SATCOM field demonstrations in the Indo-Pacific region with Iridium technology partners and in coordination with existing customers like the U.S. Department of Defense, coalition partners, and scientific research organizations.
Numerous exercises will take place deploying Iridium and Iridium Connected® weather-resilient satellite communications technology on-base, on-the-move, and remotely from the field. OPW is focusing on the operational need for Beyond Visual Line of Sight (BVLOS) communications and mission command across a vast Area of Responsibility (AOR).
Operation Pacific Waves Products & Services
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Pacific Waves Updates
Stories from the field.