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Issue 10: Panel 7 - UAV/HAPS

Use of UAVS, High Altitude Platforms, and Other Innovative Technologies for Emergency Communications, Surveillance and Reconnaissance for Emergency Recovery

This panel looked at new technical systems beyond satellites and terrestrial wireless systems that may be able to aid in emergency recovery operations. Included are unattended autonomous vehicles, high altitude platforms and aerostats that can be used to support communications and observation in remote areas or areas where conventional communication have been rendered inoperable. The discussion also focused on emergency mobile switching centers that allow interconnection of communications systems during disaster conditions, the need for sharing of civil and defense-related resources and new ways to fund to fund making such resources available.

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contributor pic Chris Hawkins, Chief Tech. of Unmanned Systems, Northrop Grumman presents:
Airborne Emergency Communications Node Technical Approaches

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contributor pic Ed Walby, Director, Business Development, HALE Systems, Northrop Grumman presents:
Global Hawk Support to Homeland Security

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contributor pic Allan Rutherford of SAIC presents:
LTA Applicability for Emergency Communication and ISR Support

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contributor pic Susan Opp of L3 Communications presents:
UAV Communications Support During Hurricane Katrina Operations

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