International bodies have long preached of the danger inherent to the space debris left from derelict satellites and discarded space vehicle launch equipment. While the regulatory conversation has been a governmental and diplomatic conversation, debates have often continued through the private sector; however, commentators from defence institutions are not recognised often enough.
Laurence Russell, News & Social Editor
Expanding beyond its traditional base
Ultralife has expanded beyond its origins as a commercial and military battery business to pioneer custom engineering design and services, tactical communications systems and a wide range of power accessories for global government and defence markets. In the face of the global pandemic and a world of unrest, their mission-critical technology remains a reliable tool against disaster, asserts Eric Lind, Vice President of Commercial Operations and Business Development at Ultralife Corporation.
Increased reliance on data is adding pressure to ground infrastructure the world over as satellite plays an evergrowing role in government and military sectors. With government demand diversifying, technology and capabilities must keep pace.
Andrew Bond, Sales and Marketing Director, ETL Systems
Satcom’s role in emergency response and military communications
The COVID-19 pandemic so far spanning 2019-2020 has brought about big changes to the world and has acted to highlight the need for connectivity more than ever before. Satellite is playing a key role in keeping the world running amid an unprecedented pandemic, keeping pace with the changing needs of global users.
Darren Ludington, Regional Vice President, Americas, ST Engineering iDirect