January 2018 Edition
Interference and more...
An SES Networks Perspective—Empowering Global Defense and Security Missions, By Nicole Robinson, Senior Vice President of Global Government at SES Networks and Managing Director of Techcom Services
During 2017, the security environment around the globe changed dramatically — terrorism, cyber warfare, border management and natural disasters are examples of the challenges that are increasing the complexity of today’s world.
A Globlstar Perspective—Security and more... multi-tasking with satellites, By Gavan Murphy, Director of Marketing EMEA at Globalstar
Today’s satellite technologies are helping organizations enhance security through reliable tracking of assets and people. However, these systems simultaneously deliver many operational benefits. Gavan Murphy explores how flexibility, functionality and reliability all come together with satellite solutions for security.
AN AVWatch Focus, Restoring hope... WiFi in storm-ravaged Puerto Rico
Their destination was a stricken community in Puerto Rico, but for how long they were unsure — the extent of the damage was unknown, as the Category 4 storm had wiped out all communications.
Demystifying the CNSSP-12, with Andrew D’Uva of Providence Access Company, By Ryan Schradin, Executive Editor, Government Satellite Report, and Senior Contributor
The United States military has long enjoyed a tactical advantage from space — SATCOM, GPS and other satellite services and capabilities have given our warfighters an edge on the battlefield. But this hasn’t gone unnoticed by our adversaries.
An IRG Focus—Satellite innovations for solving interference, By Martin Coleman, Executive Director, Satellite Interference Reduction Group
Interference won’t go away unless the industry supports a fix for the problem — interference effects the delivery and issuance of mission data for militaries and governments as well as revenue generation for commercial entities. Users expect efficiency and reliability from satellite — ignoring the problem only compounds the problem further and damages the reputation of the industry.
An LGS Innovations Focus—Optical Lasercom brings capacity and security to SATCOM links, By Tom Wood, Senior Director, Optical Communications and Networking, LGS Innovations
MILSATCOM networks face many challenges.
Command Center: Skot Butler, President, Intelsat General Corporation (IGC)
Skot Butler is the President of Intelsat General Corporation, a wholly owned subsidiary of Intelsat S.A., the world’s first Globalized Network operator, delivering high-quality, cost-effective video and broadband services anywhere in the world.