Tag Archives: humanitarian relief

Boeing to Refresh Underwater ISR Tech on New Zealand Orion Patrol Aircraft Fleet

Boeing has secured a $36 million contract to update the underwater intelligence, surveillance and reconnaissance technology on the New Zealand air force’s six P-3K2 Orion maritime patrol aircraft. Gerry Brownlee, New Zealand’s defense minister, has said he believes that underwater ISR technology will help deter interference with sea lines of communication that the …

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Inmarsat’s Kai Tang: First Responders Need Mobile Satcom Tools, Services in Disasters, Humanitarian Relief Missions

Kai Tang, vice president of the U.S. government business unit at Inmarsat, has told MilsatMagazine that first responders and nongovernmental organizations need to quickly mobilize during humanitarian relief missions and disasters through the use of satellite communications services. Tang said in an interview published in the magazine’s April 2016 edition …

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DLA Ready with Aid to Japan

The Defense Logistics Agency is mobilizing to provide fuel and food for the Japanese relief effort. The U.S. Defense Department will provide fuel for Japanese helicopters on search and rescue missions launched from the USS Ronald Regan. Fuel supplies are being shored up at American bases in northern Japan and …

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