Performance Evaluation of Ad-hoc Routing Protocols in Hybrid MANET-Satellite Network

  • Xiaoye Xie
  • Jian WangEmail author
  • Xiaobo Guo
  • Xiaogang Wu
Conference paper
Part of the Lecture Notes of the Institute for Computer Sciences, Social Informatics and Telecommunications Engineering book series (LNICST, volume 251)


Hybrid MANET-satellite network is a natural evolution in achieving ubiquitous communication. Their combination gives full play to respective advantages—autonomy and flexibility of MANET, wide coverage and resilience to natural disasters of satellite network. Although large quantities of researches have been conducted on hybrid MANET-satellite network, there are relatively few researches on its routing. In this paper, we construct a basic model of hybrid MANET-satellite network and explore the performance and applicability of ad-hoc routing protocols in hybrid network. Simulation results by NS3 demonstrate that the hybrid network working in ad hoc manner can acquire the performance that conforms to the standard of QoS.


MANET Satellite Hybrid network Ad-hoc Routing 



This work was supported by State Key Laboratory of Smart Grid Protection and Control of NARI Group Corporation.


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Authors and Affiliations

  • Xiaoye Xie
    • 1
    • 2
  • Jian Wang
    • 1
    Email author
  • Xiaobo Guo
    • 2
  • Xiaogang Wu
    • 3
  1. 1.Nanjing UniversityNanjingChina
  2. 2.Science and Technology on Information Transmission and Dissemination in Communication Networks LaboratoryThe 54th Institute of CETCShijiazhuangChina
  3. 3.State Key Laboratory of Smart Grid Protection and ControlNARI Group CorporationNanjingChina

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