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Summary of No. 1/2013

MARŠA, Jan. About developing the Allied Joint Doctrine for Geospatial Support. Vojenský geografický obzor, 56, 2013, no. 1, p. 4 – 6.

The paper delas with intention to develop the standardization document STUDY 2599 IGEO – Allied Joint Publication (AJP). International Geospatial Custodian Team started its work at the end of 2012, on the basis of Standardization Doctrine Task given by NATO Standardization Agency (NSA). Therefore, the writing of Working Draft could start after Phase 1 (Definition) of AJP Development Process. Taking into accounut that Doctrine for Geospatial Support must be harmonized with existing NATO publications, content of the doctrinal publication is indicated.

 

MATULA, Jan. Global Navigation Satellite Systems in the Electronic Warfare. Vojenský geografický obzor, 56, 2013, no. 1, p. 7–10.

The paper describes method for ensuring precise position, navigation and time (PNT) information by means of Global Navigation Satellite System (GNSS) in the electronic warfare environment. The specif ics of GNSS military receivers that increase resistance against jamming and spoofing are mentioned in this paper as well.

 

KOVAŘÍK, Vladimír; TALHOFER, Václav. Findings from JRC Ispra and theirs potential effects on the Geographic Service activities. Vojenský geografický obzor, 56, 2013, no. 1, p. 11–14.

The paper summarizes the results of an expert visit of the specialists of the Department of the Military Geography and Meteorology of the University of Defence at the European Commission Joint Research Centre (JRC) in Ispra, Italy. It presents the organizational structure of the JRC and the main activities of its institutes that relate to a domain of geoinformatics and crisis management. It deals in detail with the interim results of the projects focused on geoinformation support of emergency service, use of digital geographic information in the environmental domain, INSPIRE, and the projects from a domain of crisis management and crisis monitoring worldwide. Potential effects on the Geographic Service future activities are also mentioned.

 

MIKŠOVSKÝ, Miroslav. 55 years of the Czech and Slovak cartographers collaboration and 20th anniversary of the Cartographic Society of the Czech Republic founding. Vojenský geografický obzor, 56, 2013, no. 1, p. 15 –19.

In 2013 the Cartographic Society of the Czech Republic will commemorate the 20th anniversary of its founding and 55 years from the beginning of the Czech and Slovak cartographers collaboration. The article deals with the history, its activities, conferences and international cooperation of the Society.

 

BĚLKA, Luboš. Low Flying Chart 1:100,000. Vojenský geografický obzor, 56, 2013, no. 1, p. 20 –26.

The paper presents a new product of the Geographic Service of the Czech Armed Forces called Low Flying Chart 1:100,000. This map is intended mainly for helicopter crews to fly in low heights. Two versions of the map exist – „meters” and „feets” – because of two different flight navigation devices application. Basic parameters of the map are listed. The map production workflow, including a map content update, is mentioned as well.