Access to GOVSATCOM services is required in the following fields of application, which group specific use cases:

  1. Crisis management, ncluding civilian and military missions and operations, Common Security and Defence Policy (CSDP) missions and operations, natural and man-made disasters, humanitarian crises, and maritime emergencies;
  2. Surveillance, such as border and maritime surveillance, combatting illegal trafficking, search and rescue (SAR), environmental monitoring, CSDP missions & operations at sea;
  3. Key infrastructure management, which includes diplomatic networks, police communications and institutional communications, transport infrastructures, energy grid infrastructures, space infrastructures and services (including EU space infrastructures such as Galileo and EGNOS);
  4. Specific use cases, such as connectivity for the Arctic region, Remotely Piloted Aircraft Systems (RPAS), Machine to Machine (M2M) and Internet of Things (IoT) communications.