To design a mobile communications system capable of maintaining a data and communications link in scenarios where traditional communications have been lost or are unavailable. In a practical scenario, this type of hub would be mounted to several UAVs and deployed in a matter of minutes to create a mesh network which facilitates emergency communications over a variety of methods.
Ken Gibbs, Julius Chatterjee
Robins, Ian; Pangalos, Christopher; and Chan, Cargill, "Universal Communications Hub" (2016). Electrical Engineering and Computer Science Student Publications. 37.