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Global MilSatCom 2016: National MilSatCom Updates from UK, France, Italy, Denmark, Belgium, NATO, Norway, USA, Canada, New Zealand...

SMi Reports (2016.06.16, London, UK): Global MilSatCom 2016 will bring together over 450 Military SatCom experts from every continent, in London this November. This event will provide updates on military SatCom programmes and new and emerging technologies.

London, United Kingdom, June 18, 2016 --( Europe's leading military satellite communications event, Global MilSatCom, described by its audience as "the best networking event" in their calendar will provide updates on military SatCom programmes and new and emerging technologies. National MilSatCom updates include:

UK. Host Nation Update: UK MoD Strategic SatCom Update
France: French MilSatCom: A Consistent System for Armed Forces
Italy: How MilSatCom Services Are Being Provided For The Italian Armed Forces
Denmark: Danish Approach, Solutions and Concerns With Regards to Military Use of SatCom
Belgium: How Belgian Defence Satisfies Military Communications Requirements
Hungary: Integrating MilSatCom and Commercial Services for the Hungarian Defence Forces
USA: How the U.S. Marine Corps is Optimising Satellite Communications For Regional Operations
New Zealand: Satisfying Critical MilSatCom Requirements in the New Zealand Defence Force

Global MilSatCom 2016 will feature a special guest address from His Excellency Dr. Mohammed Al Ahbabi, Director-General, UAE Space Agency: How the UAE Space Agency is fast becoming the Pioneer of Space Exploration in the 21st century. Highlights from the presentation include overviews of the recent MoU’s with international space agencies and current structure and research projects undertaken by the UAE Space Agency in relation to its contribution to the Mars mission.

The agenda for 2016 also features presentations from the UK Ministry of Defence, Italian Ministry of Defence, Danish Defence Command, Hungarian Defence Forces, Belgian Defense, European Space Agency, DGA France, DISA, NATO Joint Forces Command Brunssum, Norwegian Defence Logistics Association, Department of National Defence Canada, U.S Marine Corps Forces for Europe and Africa, U.S Department of Defense, U.S Air Force, New Zealand Defence Force, SES, Airbus Defence and Space, Eutelsat, LuxGovSat, Raytheon, Hughes Network Systems, Intelsat General, Viasat, Boeing, Thales, Newtec, OneWeb, Lockheed Martin Space Systems, Northern Sky Research, O3b Networks, and Advantech Wireless.

The complete event agenda can be viewed at

"This is my first Global MilSatCom Conference and it has been a very informative learning experience. I look forward to coming back as a delegate from Canada and contributing further." -Canadian Department of National Defence.

In 2016, there will be over 450 attendees and over 20 Government and Military speakers. 3-day event programme features over 25 exclusive case-study driven presentations, 3 panel discussions and keynote addresses from UK MoD, UAE Space Agency, DISA and Department of National Defence Canada.

Places are extremely limited for this event. With the event selling out for the past 12 years, those interested are advised to register before the 30th June to secure their place and save £200.

“As a newcomer to Global MilSatCom, I can tell you that I absolutely got a lot out of the event and I hope to get to future meetings. It was an excellent event and the SMi team did a fantastic job.” U.S Air Force.

For further information on Global MilSatCom, visit to view the complete list of speakers, the 3-day event schedule and information on our delegates, sponsors and supporters.

SMi Group’s 18th annual event will also feature 2 new exclusive pre-conference workshops hosted by The Aerospace Corporation and Surrey Satellite Technology Ltd, taking place on the 7th of November 2016.

Lead Sponsor: SES. Gold Sponsor: Airbus Defence & Space. Sponsors: Advantech Wireless, Avanti Communications, Boeing, Eutelsat, Hughes, Intelsat General, Lockheed Martin, LuxGovSat, Newtec, O3b Networks, Raytheon, Thales, ViaSat. Exhibitors: Comsat, Comtech Telecommunications, Datapath, GATR Technologies, Spectra Group UK, The Aerospace Corporaton, Uniquesys.

Global MilSatCom 2016 is proudly supported by Shephard Media, Global VSAT Forum, MSUA, Defense Express, Northern Sky Research, RF Globalnet, Space Agenda, Via Satellite, and many more.

18th annual Global MilSatCom
8th-10th November 2016
Park Plaza Riverbank Hotel, London, UK

Sponsors/Exhibitors: Contact Alia Malick on +44(0) 207 827 6168,

Delegates/Groups: Contact James Hitchen on +44 (0) 207 827 6054,

Media: Contact Julia Rotar on

About SMi Group:
Established since 1993, the SMi Group is a global event-production company that specializes in Business-to-Business Conferences, Workshops, Masterclasses and online Communities. We create and deliver events in the Defence, Security, Energy, Utilities, Finance and Pharmaceutical industries. We pride ourselves on having access to the worlds most forward thinking opinion leaders and visionaries, allowing us to bring our communities together to Learn, Engage, Share and Network. More information can be found at
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