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Map: Global Military Satellite Developments [2016]

View the latest international developments in the world of military satellites by clicking on the country's icon. News includes investment in the Middle East, Europe, Latin America and Asia-Pacific. The Mobile MILSATCOM 2016 conference offers a chance to understand the end-user landscape, shape capability requirements and explore the future drivers.

Market Update: MILSATCOM [Spring 2016]

Get an overview of the latest commercial MILSATCOM developments in this Market Update, looking at new investment into nanosatellites, naval connectivity and army ground stations. This year's Mobile MILSATCOM event will be an international affair, exploring the market beyond Europe and North America to include end-users and programme managers involved in the Middle East and Asia-Pacific.

Military SatCom: Past Presentations eBook

Download a select compilation of last year's presentation slides, including insight on:
• Italian Defence Mobile Satcom: The Strategic View
• Army Military Satellite Communication Research And Development Initiatives
• Philippine Navy Satellite Communications
• Creating Integrated And Deployable C2 Assets For Future Conflict Environments
• Ist-118 SOA Recommendations for Disadvantaged Grids: Synergies Between Tactical Domain & Satcom-On-The-Move
• "The Challenge Of Interoperability in the Support Of Combined Maritime and Amphibious Operations"
• Mobile Commercial Satcom For Military Applications
• The Evolution of Satcom Communications in the Portuguese Navy
• Communications on the Move

Military Satcom: Business Roundup Summer/Autumn 2015

Read the latest international market news roundup, including:

• L-3 Awarded $81.8 Million Contract to Supply SATCOM Terminals to the Australian Defence Force
• US Army CERDEC issues RFI for satellite communications on-the-move
• Danish military to receive WGS Satcom terminals from DataPath
• Aerojet Rocketdyne Supports ULA Launch of Wideband Global SATCOM Spacecraft for U.S. Military
• Protected Military SatCom Network Live for Global Deployment
• Next-gen SATCOM radio delivered for certification testing for U.S. Army
• Satcom Direct Communications inks agreement to acquire Airbus DS SatCom Government, Inc.
• Kratos Receives $49 Million Contract Award to Support U.S. Government Satellite Communications
• Northrop Grumman Australia Partners with ViaSat and Optus to Deliver Next-Generation Satellite Communications for the Australian Defence Force
• ASRC Federal to Help Air Force Operate Military Satcom Terminals
• Onlime Amplifies AFRICASAT-1a Uplink
• Indra to deliver submarine satellite communications systems to Germany's TKMS
• Air Force looks to AQYR Technologies to provide portable military SATCOM terminals

U.S. Strategic Command Talks SATCOM Future

With the gap narrowing between the United States and other nations when it comes to a presence and governance in the space domain, funding slated for major space-based systems in DoD fiscal year 2017 totals $7.1 billion and the U.S. Air Force’s own budget underscores the need to sustain mission capabilities and improving space resilience by investing in command and control programs, situational awareness technologies, expendable launch systems and satellite communications.

Recognising that space is a shared frontier, the JFCC (Joint Functional Component Command) SPACE, a branch of U.S. Strategic Command, has been involved in a number of collaborative approaches to progressing operational satellite activity. Defence IQ gets the update ahead of the special briefing from Lt. Gen. David Buck (commander, JFCC Space) at this year's Mobile MILSATCOM conference...


Major European military communications programme makes headway

December 2014
Efforts are moving ahead regarding the development of its European Secure Software Defined Radio (ESSOR) waveform for an eventual fielding in circa 2020. Read up on how the programme is developing and the value of the market in the years to come before hearing from a strong European contingent of speakers at Mobile MILSATCOM 2015.

Supporting communications for EU-led missions

January 2015
Having reliable and cohesive levels of communication while mobile is a requirement priority for all major armed forces. This includes the European Union, which today plays an important role in diplomacy, trade, development aid and partnerships with global organisations. As part of this, the European External Action Service (EEAS) exists to ensure that all the various activities that the EU performs abroad are consistent and effective. This is particularly important because many of the EU's foreign programmes are organised by different divisions of the European Commission, and includes activities such as peace talks, defending human rights, crisis response and negotiating trade agreements...

Why Should I Attend Another Satcom Conference?

Why should I come to Mobile MILSATCOM over other events?

Defence IQ has conducted extensive research into the market and discovered from stakeholders across both industry and military and government communities. The results and feedback highlighted that other MILSATCOM events have become largely focused on B2B networking and had moved away from considering the needs and requirements of the deployed end-user.