JHU/APL, in cooperation with the Air Force and sponsored by the Susan G. Komen Breast Cancer Foundation, undertook the development of a Mobile Breast Care Clinic (MBCC). I engineered the network link to connect a remote clinic in a large trailer to oncologists at Walter Reed Army Hospital and also at JHU's Medical Institute. The link consisted of three network segments passing high-speed encrypted data over the Defense Satellite Communications System (DSCS). One segment was a geosynchronous satellite link, and the other two were the Local Networks (LANS) at each end of the satellite segment. Cisco routers, linux routers, and a number of unique technologies were incorporated in order to make TCP/IP over SATCOM link possible. Multi-megabit speeds were achieved. The data producer was a GE digital high-resolution X-ray machine and the consumer was a GE medical imaging workstation.

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