Crisis management is one of the EU GOVSATCOM fields of application (FoA), which includes a wide range of activities and users, i.e., the maritime community for search & rescue missions and response to maritime disasters, police forces fighting against international drug traffic and organised crime or conducting national police missions, civil protection forces engaged in disaster rescue missions or any other emergency and rescue operations, humanitarian aid and EU External Action missions, including the CSDP crisis management missions (training, advising, monitoring) and election observation.