ICT in hostile environement

SEA-TEch has a special interest for tugs. Unlike other ships their mighty engine power allow other ships out of port and sometime out of trouble too. They generate large amount of information and can supply the research community with real time data.  The Nikolay Chiker below is presented on youtube towing the aircraft carrier Admiral Kuznetsov in stormy weather somewhere off the bay of Biscay in February 2012. This video had been availlable on the Russian social media but was only recently posted on youtube. We chose it as a way to illustrate the terms ICT in hostile environement during a training in France later this week.

 

ICT (information and communications technology - or technologies) is an umbrella term that includes any communication device or application, encompassing: radio, television, cellular phones, computer and network hardware and software, satellite systems and so on, as well as the various services and applications ... Marine ICT is a very rare specialisation mastered by Electrotechnical Officers (ETO) in the merchant navy and Radio and Radar Technicians (RRT) in the military.


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