U.S. Air Force, Raytheon and ViaSat to speak at Global MilSatCom 2016

Top Quote SMi Reports : SMi are excited to announce U.S. Air Force, Raytheon and ViaSat will be presenting at Global MilSatCom 2016 taking place 8th-10th November in London. End Quote
  • (1888PressRelease) August 26, 2016 - London, UK : Raytheon, L-3 and ViaSat get U.S. Air Force SATCOM contracts (Source: UPI*)

    SMi Group are delighted to announce Raytheon, ViaSat and U.S. Air Force have joined the unrilvalled speaker line-up for Global MilSatCom 2016:
    Brian Rodriguez, Director, International Programmes, Raytheon, to speak on "Evolution of Protected Resilient SatCom". Brian will discuss Emerging Missions and New Platforms and Commercial SATCOM Integration.
    Andy Lincoln, Chief Technical Officer, Tactical Network Solutions, ViaSat Inc will speak on "Delivering Broadband To The Battlespace". Presentations highlights include: Assessing current and future capability gaps; Adding resilience, protection and disaggregation.
    Day Two of the conference includes two military presentations from U.S. Air Force: Deanna Ryals, Chief International MilSatCom will be speaking on "How the U.S. Can Maximise Key Capabilities Across The U.S. Armed Forces With Greater Allied Collaboration And Advanced Planning"; Michael Laney, Lead International Engagement for MilSatCom, will present on "Developing International Relationships to Optimize MilSatCom Capabilities and Capacities".

    Raytheon and ViaSat Inc will also be participating in the Commercial Panel Discussion on Day One of the Conference on How Industry Is Satisfying the Key Requirements for SatCom in ISR.

    L-3 Communications have confirmed their participation, as a delegate, at Global MilSatCom 2016.

    For further information please go to www.globalmilsatcom.com/1888

    This year's Global MilSatCom will bring together over 450 of the industry's key senior military representatives alongside the world's leading SatCom solution providers and operators. The event will provide updates on military SatCom programmes and new and emerging technologies.

    Some of the important topics that will be covered by these speakers include; SatCom for governmental use, the SatCom AoA in the U.S, the renewal of European programmes and how emerging markets are satisfying their MilSatCom requirements, transforming MilSatCom with commercial technologies, evolution of protected resilient SatCom, TNS and HTS, Wideband Global SatCom, allied partnerships and interoperability and so much more.

    The three-day event agenda includes unique presentations from UK Ministry of Defence, U.S. Department of Defence, Brazilian Air Force, NATO NCIA, Department of National Defence Canada, Italian MoD, Danish Defence Command, Joint Staff, UAE Space Agency, Hungarian Defence Forces, European Space Agency, Belgian Defense, New Zealand Defence Force, DISA, DGA France, Norwegian Defence Logistics Association, U.S Marine Corps Forces for Europe and Africa, Airbus Defence and Space, Eutelsat, Intelsat General, Viasat, Boeing, Thales, Newtec, OneWeb, Lockheed Martin, Northern Sky Research, O3b Networks, Advantech Wireless, Avanti Communications, GovSat and many more.

    For a full list of speakers and agenda please visit www.globalmilsatcom.com/1888

    Confirmed companies to attend Global MilSatCom 2016 include: Atos IT Services UK LTD, Avascent, Bill Robins Ltd, Boeing Defence & Space Group, Bundeswehr Communication and Information Systems Services Centre, Canadian Armed Forces, China Academy of Space Technology, COMSAT, CPI Satcom Division, Dstl, Euroconsult, Finnish Defence Forces, FMV, High Commission of India, Hughes Network Systems, ILS-Europe, Intelsat Singapore Pte Ltd, Interlink cs, Iridium, J6 DDC4- Cyber, Joint Forces Command, L-3 Communications, Leonardo, LUX Direction of Defense, LuxGovSat S.A., Malaysian Ministry of Defence, METRACOM, MilSatCom Systems Directorate (US Air Force), Ministry of Defence France, NATO HQ, NDLO, Norwegian Defence Forces (Cyber Branch), NSSL Global Ltd, SES GLOBAL, Spectra Group, Stellar Solutions Aerospace Limited, Telespazio, The Aerospace Corporation, U.S Air Force, UAE GHQ, UK Home Office, UK Space Agency, UKTI DSO, Unique Broadband Systems, VASTECH, Vertex Estonia, XTAR and many more.

    SMi have also introduced two new pre-conference workshops taking place on the 7th November at this year's event:
    Workshop A: Architecting Space Systems, hosted by The Aerospace Corporation

    Workshop B: The Low Earth Orbit Small Satellite Constellation Revolution, hosted by Surrey Satellite Technology Ltd

    Global MilSatCom 2016 is proudly sponsored by: Lead Sponsor: SES | Gold Sponsor: Airbus Defence & Space | Sponsors: Advantech Wireless, Avanti Communications, Boeing, Eutelsat, Hughes, Intelsat General, Lockheed Martin, GovSat, Newtec, O3b Networks, Raytheon, Thales and ViaSat Exhibitors: COMSAT, Comtech Telecommunications, Datapath, GATR Technologies, iDirect, Iridium Communications Inc, Spacepath Communications, Spectra Group UK, The Aerospace Corporation, Unique Broadband Systems.

    *Source: United Press International http://www.upi.com/Business_News/Security-Industry/2016/08/12/Raytheon-L-3-and-ViaSat-get-US-Air-Force-SATCOM-contracts/6211471011628/

    18th annual Global MilSatCom
    8th-10th November 2016
    Park Plaza Riverbank Hotel, London, UK

    Sponsors/Exhibitors: Contact Alia Malick on +44(0) 207 827 6168, amalick ( @ ) smi-online dot co dot uk

    Delegates/Groups: Contact James Hitchen on +44 (0) 207 827 6054, jhitchen ( @ ) smi-online dot co dot uk

    Media: Contact Julia Rotar on jrotar ( @ ) smi-online dot co dot uk

    About SMi Group:
    Established since 1993, the SMi Group is a global event-production company that specializes in Business-to-Business Conferences, Workshops, Masterclasses and online Communities. We create and deliver events in the Defence, Security, Energy, Utilities, Finance and Pharmaceutical industries. We pride ourselves on having access to the world's most forward thinking opinion leaders and visionaries, allowing us to bring our communities together to Learn, Engage, Share and Network. More information can be found at http://www.smi-online.co.uk

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