European Commission's TANGO (Telecommunications Advance Network for GMES Operations) Project to Feature at MAST 2008

The committee for the global maritime security and defence community's annual conference and trade-show (MAST) has just accepted a paper entitled "The European Commission TANGO project (Telecommunications Advance Network for GMES Operations) for Maritime Surveillance" into its internationally renowned conference programme (to be presented by Antonio De la Cruz, European Union Satellite Centre (EUSC), Spain in Session 3A – Wednesday 12th November: 1245hrs).

London, United Kingdom, August 14, 2008 --( The objectives of the three-year EC TANGO (Telecommunications Advanced Networks for GMES Operations) programme are to develop, integrate, demonstrate and promote new satellite telecom services dedicated to GMES (Global Monitoring for Environment & Security) requirements.

The accepted paper will discuss the TANGO project's use of telecoms to deliver sensor information on a maritime surveillance scenario to detect suspect ships by integrating satellite, aircraft and coastal sensors - a key theme for the MAST (MAritime Systems & Technology) audience - senior level representatives of government and civil security and defence agencies, r&d, academia, and industry from more than 34 countries (FYI: 1,800 participants took part in last year's event).

For more details, visit the official MAST (MAritime Systems and Technology) website.

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