Defence and Intelligence
The Battle or Bomb Damage Assessment is a key military activity to evaluate the results and efficiency of strikes. To assess the US BDA over Al Shayrat Airbase from 7 April, Airbus Pléiades captured detailed images afterwards.
Battle Damage Assessment over Al Shayrat Airbase
By combining the Automatic Identification System (AIS) and the Pléiades satellites, Airbus helped locating the ARIS 13 oil tanker attacked by Somali pirates in only 2 days.
Hijacked Oil Tanker found with the Help of Pléiades
Preventing terrorist attacks is a major challenge nowadays as is identifying the people and organisations involved in the process. For the collection of viable information that helps to dismantle terrorist networks and identify the people behind the operations Fortion® MediaMining sheds light on large amounts of data and makes it much more manageable.
Supporting the Fight Against Terrorism with MediaMining