Mission-Critical Communications Wherever Duty Takes You


Subscribers have access to the reliable, truly global Iridium network

Key Applications

Applications over secure U.S. Government Gateway

Secure Gateway

Communications through a dedicated, secure U.S. Government gateway

Enhanced Mobile Satellite Services (EMSS)

Iridium is proud to provide reliable connectivity for your missions.

Take advantage of the multi-year, fixed-price contract between the United States Department of Defense (DoD) and Iridium for unlimited usage of Iridium narrowband services for an unlimited number of DoD and associated DoD-approved subscribers. This contract serves as a testament to the ongoing value of the operational environment created by Iridium and the DoD over the past 20 years that provides the critical network transparency and collaboration to enable successful execution of the warfighter’s mission.


Robust, tactical, real-time voice and low-latency data communications at your service.

No other company can help mobilize and monitor personnel, data, and assets on the ground, beyond line-of-sight, and out of reach of terrestrial networks – anywhere on the planet.

Secure Voice

Encryption and Prioritization
(NSA Type 1 and AES 256 encryption)


Broadcast, Netted, or Distributed Tactical Communications System (DTCS)

Secure Data

Data and IoT applications:

Additional Services

Unlimited Iridium narrowband services through Government-provisioned devices

Customer Care

24/7/365 EMSS Customer Care

To order equipment and activate services, contact EMSS Customer Account Manager or call (301) 225-2800.

Key Applications

Count on Iridium for mission critical connectivity wherever you need it.

  • Blue Force Tracking
  • Distributed Tactical Communications System (DTCS) / Netted Iridium
  • Remote Sensing and Monitoring
  • Managed Access
  • In-Transit Visibility
  • Command & Control (C2)
  • Surveillance

Secure Dedicated U.S. Government Gateway

Bringing you unmatched security, reliability, and reach.

The Iridium network provides unmatched secure communications anywhere on the planet, including the polar regions, through a dedicated U.S. Government gateway. Iridium solutions provide robust, tactical, real-time voice and low-latency data communications. With unmatched security, reliability, and reach, Iridium delivers mission-critical communications.

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