Attend Arctic Patrol and Reconnaissance 2017 to:
- Discover from the US Coast Guard how to adopt new sensors capable of improving maritime domain awareness, allowing you to better monitor Arctic traffic and deliver a responsive search and rescue function
- Learn how the Canadian Department of National Defence is using space-based ISR as a force multiplier, in order to direct the efficient deployment of your other reconnaissance assets
- Overcome limitations in your observational satellite coverage by leveraging drones and high-resolution imaging, and improve communications by adopting AIS and transportable radio solutions
- Explore how Canada’s Joint Task Force North is working towards an integrated approach to Arctic reconnaissance and patrol, and hear how to combine different intelligence-gathering platforms to maximise coverage and produce an operationally-usable surveillance picture
- Understand the future direction of Arctic governance from the perspective of the Defence Policy Department at the Danish Ministry of Defence, and determine how the resultant policy will affect military capability and investment
Take a look at our "Shopping list" from the 2016 event to see what sessions and topics where covered at this key forum.
Read Defence IQ's 2016 Arctic Patrol & Reconnaissance Market Patrol
At the 2016 conference Captain Kathleen Duignan, Director, Emerging Policy Staff, US Coast Guard & Mr Michael Emerson, Senior Arctic Policy Advisor, US Coast Guard presented on how the coast guard will achieve united states strategic objectives in the High North.
Their presentation covered the following points:
- Highlights of the key action points as outlined in the Arctic Implementation Plan
- How the plan impacts US involvement with international counterparts in the Arctic regions
- The Coast Guard’s future capability plans and requirements for providing full coverage across US Arctic waters
- The ever-expanding demands on Arctic Coast Guards and US perspectives on developing interoperable operational capacity via a shared communications network
- Recent progression towards acquiring a new heavy icebreaker in order to enable greater surface patrol for longer periods