Tag Archives: humanitarian

SES Unveils Satcom-Based Vehicle for Defense, Disaster Response Missions

Luxembourg-based geostationary satellite operator SES has launched a satellite communication-based vehicle platform that works to provide high-speed connectivity and communication services in support of defense, humanitarian, commercial and civil missions. Nicole Robinson, corporate vice president of government market solutions at SES, said in a statement released Thursday the Rapid Response Vehicle is …

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General Atomics Makes Angel One Aircraft Available for Humanitarian Delivery Efforts

General Atomics‘ aeronautical systems unit will offer its unmanned Angel One aircraft to assist humanitarian food and medical supply delivery efforts across the world General Atomics Aeronautical Systems said Monday the aircraft will work to deliver at least 8,500 pounds of daily ration packets to inaccessible locations such as those affected by war or …

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Sterling Global Helps Clear Afghan Province of Unexploded Mines; Alan Weakley Comments

Stability operations contractor Sterling Global Operations (SGO) recently executed the site work of a two-year project funded by the United Arab Emirates that helped locate and destroy more than 11,000 unexploded bombs left over from wars in Kandahar Province, Afghanistan. The United Nations Mine Action Service administered the project in …

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Deloitte, Non-Profits Team for Humanitarian Innovation Project; Mohammed Abdiker Comments

Deloitte is is partnering with AtrocityWatch and the International Organization for Migration to create technology-based offerings for humanitarian missions scheduled to start in early 2014. Details of the project were planned with the United Nations’ Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs and the Save the Children International, the company …

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Lockheed Providing Super Hercules for Iraq Air Force

Iraq has accepted the first of its Lockheed Martin-made Super Hercules airlifters out of six total it will receive, the company announced Thursday. Two more C-130J planes are on their way to the country and three more are scheduled for delivery in 2013. “Fifteen countries have already selected the C-130J …

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