The US$300 million NIGCOMSAT-1R is Nigeria’s fourth orbiting satellite.
10 January, 2013
SMi Group are pleased to announce Group Captain Lanre Oluwatoyin from the Nigerian Air Force has joined the expert speaker line-up at the two day event. He will be presenting on “Armed Forces of Nigeria (AFN) MilSatCom: Exploring New Capabilities.”
The two day event will provide a
comprehensive overview of regional
solutions, international cooperation,
pooling commercial and military assets,
SatCom for UAVs and development of satellite technologies in the MEA region.
Attendees will be able to learn about the latest security and communications
challenges faced by one of the world’s
most forward-moving markets. 18 speakers from leading organisations
will deliver case-studies and presentations to include Qatar Armed
Forces, Nigerian Air Force, UK MoD,
National Authority for Remote Sensing
and Space Sciences (NARSS) Egypt and European Defence Agency and more.
There will also be a post-conference site
visit to Sharjah Primary Gateway and
Thuraya HQ taking place on the 27th
February. The event follows on from Global MilSatCom which is the 15th in its series and Europe’s leading military satellite communications conference & exhibition.
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