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MilSatCom USA - 09/03/2016

U.S. SatCom Capabilities and Requirement Unveiled This June in Arlington, Virginia. Registration now open for MilSatCom USA 2016

SMi, the organisers of Global MilSatCom, announce the launch of MilSatCom USA in Arlington, June 2016.

With growing external threats to U.S. Space Assets, greater focus on streamlining the MilSatCom acquisition process and a greater desire for international partnering in the U.S., there will be a great opportunity for the U.S, SatCom community and allies to meet and discuss how greater progress can be made.

MilSatCom USA 2016 will be taking place on June 28-29, at Sheraton Pentagon City, Arlington, Virginia, USA. The unique 2-day event programme features over 20 handpicked presentations delivered by leading experts in the field addressing key aspects of protected SatCom, such as the protected tactical waveform, jam resistance, low probability of intercept and the integration of ComSatCom for military communications. In line with the need to ensure greater resiliency, also addressed will be robustness of networks and the strengthening of MilSatCom architectures.

For further information or to register please visit the event website or contact Alia Malick on +44 (0) 207 827 6168 or

Join industry leaders and hear an update from Air Force Space Command on their response to evolving threats. Get the latest update on the changes in DISA’s procurement process which allows for ComSatCom capabilities across the armed forces, and learn about the MilSatCom programmes of the UK, Canada, Spain, France and NATO.

Event attendees will discuss the key topics of resilient MilSatCom architectures, ComSatCom for MilSatCom systems and international collaboration with exclusive panel discussions.

Running alongside MilSatCom USA will be a half-day pre-conference workshop on "Ensuring Effective MilSatCom Through Small Satellite", led by Aerospace Corporation.

2016 Expert Speaker Line Up includes: Congressman Jim Bridenstine, Rep Oklahoma; Brigadier General Nina Armagno (Selected for Promotion to Major General), Director of Strategic Plans, Programs, Requirements and Analysis, Headquarters Air Force Space Command; Winston Beauchamp, Deputy Under Secretary of the Air Force for Space, and the Director, Principal DoD Space Advisor Staff, Department of Defense; Jessie Showers, Infrastructure Executive, DISA; Deanna Ryals, Chief of International MilSatCom, U.S. Air Force; Colonel Michael Moyles, Chief, IT and Mission Services Division, J6, NorthCom; Colonel Jonathon Moelter, Director of J6, U.S. SouthCom; Colonel John McLaughlin, Director of J6 Directorate, US Special Operations Command; Colonel Jeff Dooling, Director of Space Requirements for Director-General Space, Canadian Armed Forces; Commander Jean-Philippe Vautier, SatCom Programme Officer, French Joint Space Command; Commander David Moody, JFC-Cap C4ISR, UK MoD; Dr Gregory Edwards, Head of Infrastructure Services, NATO NCIA and many more.

To view the complete 2-day agenda including all speakers, their topics and information on the workshop, please visit the event website

MilSatCom USA’s gold sponsors include: O3b Networks, IntelSat General and Hughes.

Commercial organisations should contact Alia Malick on +44 (0) 207 827 6168 or email for sponsorship packages.

All active U.S. Government, U.S. Military and Law Enforcement Personnel will be granted free admission to the event, subject to final approval by the conference organiser. For further information, please contact Christopher Lycett on +44 (0) 207 827 6026 or e-mail

There is a special discounted rate available to Foreign Government, Foreign Military and Law Enforcement Representatives. For further details contact James Hitchen on +44 (0) 207 827 6054 or

For media enquiries, contact Julia Rotar on +44 (0) 207 827 6088 or

MilSatCom USA
28-29 June 2016
Arlington, Virginia, USA
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Contact tel: +44 (0) 207 827 6054

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