Satellite Stories
Satellite Stories
Jan 31, 2021
DEA Aviation Part One: Airborne Intelligence Surveillance and Reconnaissance
Play • 14 min

How do HD real-time camera feeds support international border patrols in tackling crime, and life or death rescue missions?

This two-part series offers an insight into how SES satellite communications are being translated by our customer, DEA Aviation Ltd, based in Nottinghamshire UK.

Their clients include Frontex (the European Border and Coast Guard Agency), Ordnance Survey, arable farmer and many more.

John Sullivan and Dicky Patounas from the DEA management team explain why they rely upon SES for airborne ISR, conducting aerial surveys and providing specialised commercial air services.

Plus, the series shines a spotlight on the life and career of an aviator - and how several decades of working in the Royal Air Force still serves the DEA team today.

Satellite Stories is presented by SES Senior Creative Specialist, Kristina Smith-Meyer.

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