January 2014 Edition
ISR + Cybersecurity + More...
Defining The Future Of Air Force Cyber, By General William L. Shelton, Commander, Air Force Space Command
In December of 2013, General Shelton spoke before the AFCEA NOVA Chapter on Air Force IT Day. Our thanks to AFSPC/PA Operations and Captain Chris Sukach and Anthony Roarke for forwarding to MilsatMagazine the transcription of his presentation.
Space—The Ultimate High Ground General, Shelton’s Remarks To George Washington University Students, By Jim Garamone, American Forces Press Service
Space is fundamental to the economy, the military and the way of life in the United States and officials must continue to guard against challenges in the domain from adversaries, the commander of Air Force Space Command said on January 8th, 2014, to students at George Washington University in Washington DC.
Command Center: Tony Navarra, Globalstar Satellite Communications, LLC
Anthony J. Navarra, President of Space Operations and Special Projects at Globalstar, has been working with Globalstar for nearly 22 years.
Activities-Based Intelligence + The National Security Mission, By Sven Bues, Vice President, EMEA Defense & Intelligence Sales, Intergraph
For more than a decade now, the demands of two wars, regional unrest and natural disasters around the world have driven the Intelligence Community (IC) to develop better information pieces to apply to the intelligence puzzle: More useful signals information, satellite imagery, Unmanned Aerial Systems, aerial and satellite full-motion video, multi-camera generation, three-dimensional images, human intelligence and on it goes.
Airborne ISR Challenges, By Karl Fuchs, Vice President of Technology, iDirect Government Technologies (iGT)
Intelligence, Surveillance and Reconnaissance (ISR) is by far the most prevalent application for Unmanned Aerial Systems (UASs).
The Value Of Demo Satellite Missions, By Dr. John Paffett, Chief Executive Officer, Surrey Satellite Technology US LLC
In June, NASA’s Space Technology Mission Directorate announced that the Jet Propulsion Laboratory (JPL) would fly the Deep Space Atomic Clock payload aboard the commercial Orbital Test Bed satellite that is being developed by Surrey Satellite Technology US (SST-US) at the firm’s new Colorado assembly facility.
The Importance Of Designating Cyberspace Weapon Systems, By Brigadier General Robert J. Skinner, USAF
Joint Publication 1-02, Department of Defense Dictionary of Military and Associated Terms, defines weapon system as “a combination of one or more weapons with all related equipment, materials, services, personnel, and means of delivery and deployment (if applicable) required for self-sufficiency.”
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