In this episode of the Viasat Podcast, host Alex Miller chats with Craig Miller, President of Government systems at Viasat. A veteran of over 25 years with the company, Miller took on the top job with the division in May of 2021. In this interview, he discusses his path at Viasat and gets into what’s ahead in the coming years as the defense landscape is shifting significantly.
Topics covered in this podcast include:
- The transformational changes coming to military operations and communications
- How SATCOM as a service enables defense forces to more quickly adapt new technology, stay up to date more easily, and realize more cost savings along the way
- Multi-domain operations and how they relate to the Department of Defense efforts to align communications within and between the branches of the military
- How Viasat is positioned to help with the National Defense Space Architecture effort being led by the Space Development Agency
- The crucial role of security amid growing threats and how Viasat’s well-established cybersecurity expertise gives it an edge
- The ways in which using multiple orbits and a hybrid approach could be the ideal solution for military SATCOM in the coming years
- How the upcoming ViaSat-3 global constellation has the potentialy to vastly improve the Viasat network’s capacity and coverage, all of which stands to greatly benefit our government customers
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