Air Force Report Outlines Threats to Satellite and Aerospace Industries

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SMi to discuss conquering interference at Global MilSatCom Executive Briefing 2013.

There are clear threats to the U.S. space enterprise, including growth in space debris, space weather induced upsets, the increasingly easy access to space, and potential cyber/EW (electric warfare)/kinetic attacks.

Recent findings in a report by the U.S. Air Force reveal that satellites and the entire U.S. space enterprise system are currently at risk from increased space debris, extreme weather and cyber attacks. | 29th July 2013 | Satellite Today

Additionally, the report outlined potential "game changers" for the U.S. satellite and space industry – but sparked questions from analysts. | 29th July 2013 | Satellite Today

The issue of interference is relevant across the whole satellite industry. The topic will be discussed in greater detail at the interactive workshop taking place at SMi's Global MilSatCom 2013 event. The executive briefing will be based on: Conquering Interference: The Next Big SatCom Challenge and will be hosted by Cobham Technical Services, Eutelsat, Satellite Interference Reduction Group and Global VSAT Forum.

The workshop will bring together operator, installer and equipment supplier perspectives and will look at the main sources of interference in satellite communications links and explore why interference is becoming an ever increasing issue.

Attendees at the event will also have a chance to hear a special keynote address from the U.S. Air Force, who will address their ideas of game changers for the future as mentioned in the article.

Deanna Ryals, U.S. Air Force will focus on the following presentation: Current and potential future MILSATCOM architecture in the U.S.

For further details on this event, visit

Global MilSatCom | 05-07 November 2013, London UK

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