Army provides mobile satellite communications for interagency disaster response
Photo Credit: US Army Photo
Pfc. Paul Garland, left, and Pfc. Sean McCall, assigned to the Joint Forces Special Operation Component Command, check the set up of a AV/2011 SATCOM antenna for voice and data tactical communications in Haiti after the January 2010 earthquake. The Joint Incident Site Communications Capability (JISCC), which enables rapid, inter-agency communications during an emergency, was deployed during the earthquake and other natural disasters.
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