UAVs and Commercial Communications Satellites

Date of Event:
March 11th, 2014

Run Time:
16:30 - 17:45

Room Number:
207A

Track:
Military Forum




Civil and military use of Unmanned Aerial Vehicles (UAVs) continues to expand, driving growth in U.S. government demand for communications bandwidth. With UAV sensors and related backhaul continuing to respond to demand from government users, satellite operators and service providers view this market vertical key driver of strategic growth. How is the commercial satellite industry adapting to the unique requirements and strong demand driven by UAV growth? What new requirements will civil and military UAV operators apply, and how can the satellite industry adapt to continue to serve this important market?

Moderator:
Carissa Christensen

Title:
Managing Partner


Speaker:
Howard Pace

Title:
Vice President and Chief Strategy Officer


Speaker:
Stuart Daughtridge

Title:
VP of Advanced Technology


Speaker:
Frederick D. Moorefield Jr.

Title:
Director, Spectrum Policy and Programs


Speaker:
John VanBrabant

Title:
Director of Business and Advanced Systems Development, HALE Enterprise




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