March 2013 Edition
Saving Lives With SATCOM
In The Frontline Of Disaster ZonesSaving Time + Saving Lives..., By Florian Lefèvre, Head Of Business Development For Aid Agencies + NGOs, Inmarsat
Floods, earthquakes and hurricanes are among some of the natural disasters that can rapidly destroy terrestrial-based communication infrastructures. In other situations, including conflict zones or terrorist activity, mobile telecommunications networks may either be switched off or become overwhelmed.
SATCOM Solves Defense Communications Challenges, By Karl Fuchs, Vice President of Technology, iDirect Government Technologies (iGT)
Deployed military in battleground regions are in constant need of connectivity. Troops need networks to remain updated regarding enemy locations, to receive orders from their superiors, and to download maps and important intelligence, surveillance and reconnaissance (ISR) data.
After The Storm..., By Paul Duran, Vice President of Marketing + Sales, Blue Sky Network
Natural disasters such as Superstorm Sandy strike hard and fast and leave behind destruction that usually takes months, even years, for communities to fully recover. Beyond the physical damage to homes and buildings, when civilians find themselves in need of rescue, they rely on the efforts of first responders and non-governmental organizations (NGOs) in order to survive.
Spotlight On General Shelton @ The 2013 AFCEA Symposium, Air Force Space Command and its role in the cyberspace business
This transcript of General Sheltons remarks are courtesy of the Armed Forces Communications Electronics Association (AFCEA) and were presented at the 2013 AFCEA Symposium. General Shelton is the Commander, Air Force Space Command
Fixing A $7B Problem With A $200 Smartphone , By Tom Cox, President + Co-Founder, Coolfire Solutions
How do you get more than three million personnel across 30,000 fire departments, 18,000 police departments and thousands of other law enforcement and municipal departments to use the same communications medium?
The Future Of Drones Is Sky High..., By John Paul Titlow, Dell Tech Page One Contributor
Drones. Theyre not just for assassinating international terrorists anymore. Domestic usage of unmanned aerial vehicles (UAV) is on the rise and is poised to grow dramatically in the coming years.
The HPA Corner: Words Mean Things..., By Nicole Robinson, Vice Chair, Hosted Payload Alliance, + Vice President, Marketing + Government Affairs, SES Government Solutions
The time and cost saving benefits of commercially hosted government payloads are no longer mere talking points exchanged between niche players in the industry and space-savvy users within the Department of Defense.
MILSATCOM Calling On Australia, There is always a need for satellite communications wherever military personnel are present.
Satellites have the ability to provide communications to regions which lack stable ground infrastructure. They can deliver one-to-remote or multi-point solutions anywhere on the Earths surface and are an ideal offering for military forces that operate globally in remote locations and less than stable environments.