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IADB participates in the X Specialized Inter-American Naval Conference -Telecommunications

posted Nov 23, 2015, 6:51 AM by Jid Webmaster   [ updated Nov 24, 2015, 6:13 AM ]

The Inter-American Defense Board (IADB) participated November, Monday 2nd thru Friday 6th at the "X Specialized Inter-American Naval Telecommunications Conference (X SIANC-T)", in Lima, which was organized and executed by the Navy of Peru.

SIANC-T is a specialized conference in telecommunications of the Inter-American Naval Conference (IANC) which was created in 1959.

The conference was attended by 15 delegations of the Hemisphere, including 13 member countries of the IANC and two observer organizations: the Inter-American Naval Telecommunications Network (IANTN) and the IADB. It should be mentioned that the IADB participates as an observer since 1962 in Conferences of the CNI.

The IADB in its political role - strategic and as part of their coordination and cooperation relations with other hemispheric and regional bodies; and having technical autonomy, which aims to provide the OAS and the Member States, technical, educational and consulting advice on issues related to military and defense issues in the Hemisphere in order to support the implementation of the Charter OAS; participated in the X SIANC-T.
The participating countries were: Argentina, Canada, Chile, Colombia, USA, Mexico, Panama, Paraguay, Peru, Dominican Republic and Uruguay.
After the opening ceremony, during the first days it was carried out a series of professional presentations briefed by the Directors of Telecommunications or Chief of Delegation of the participating navies, where each participant spoke about national concerns and challenges regarding telecommunications issues in their navies.

The series of presentations began with the progress of the recommendations of the SIANC-T, presented by the Secretariat of the SIANC-T; the proposed new editions and IANTN publications, as well as a report of activities of the IANTN Secretariat and its present organization.
In the following days, continued the series of presentation by country; followed by participants’ consultations on each topic. Among those highlighted are: ensuring confidentiality of the Regional Communication and Proposal for Standardization, by delegation of Argentina; The Royal Canadian Navy: Today and Tomorrow, by the Delegation of Canada; Secure networks, Obligation to Transfer Information, by the Delegation of Chile; Navy Information Domain Forces, by the Delegation of USA; Naval Communications and Weather Implications, by delegation of Mexico; Ensuring Confidentiality of the Regional Communication, by the Delegation of Paraguay; NTDS-PERU Program and Software Encryption offline for network traffic, by the Delegation of Peru; Confidentiality of Communications in the IANTN, by the officer in charge of the Secretariat and Head of the Delegation of the IANTN; and, Naval Communications in Uruguay and the Hemispheric Environment, by the Delegation of Uruguay.
The IADB was represented by Commander José Luis ARCE Corzo, who was responsible for presenting an brief on the IADB and how it can become an available resource useful for the IANC and the specialized conferences of the same, as is the SIANC - T.
During his presentation, the representative of the IADB spoke about the current organization, mission, vision, role, major tasks in the hemisphere, and the great potential for synergy and capacity for strengthening relations IANC - IADB; presenting the IADB as facilitating organization.
Also unveiled participation of  the IADB in other specialized conferences of the IANC, as well as other Hemispheric Military and Regional Organizations such as the Conference of American Armies (CAA), the Conference of American Air Forces (SICOFAA), the Conference Central American Armed Forces (CFAC) and the Conference of Defense Ministers of the Americas (CDMA); where he also shared in this forum, the substantive issues, concerns and efforts being made in these other organizations on military and defense issues in the Hemisphere, in the field of communications and interoperability.
Following the series of presentations, a working group was set up to analyze the recommendations of Minutes of previous SIANC - Telecommunications and those still pending, as well as establish consensus to define the act of the conference this year.
On November 6th, took place the reading and signing of the Final Act, which considered the realization of the following SIANC-T in 2017.