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PLATH GmbH

FROM SENSORS TO KNOWLEDGE

PLATH GmbH is an established German solution provider in the field of communication intelligence. Our superior solutions support governmental organisations in strategic or tactical missions to make the world a safer place.

From sensors to knowledge – our portfolio covers the entire intelligence cycle and is accompanied by a wide range of professional services. We have grouped our activities into three speacialised business units. The business unit Signal Products offers market-leading antennas, receivers and direction finders, providing you with a precise overview over the entire frequency spectrum. To process, evaluate and share the huge amount of data received, the business unit Radio Reconnaissance Systems provides powerful software, which combines data from various sources to deliver a precise situation picture for a sound decision-making.

Last but not least, the business unit Systems & Integration accompanies you from the very first idea of your system until its faultless operation. Based on a strong domain, solution and integration expertise we offer you a solution which fulfills your requirements optimally and supports you in gaining information superiority.

We are a family-owned and driven company, located in the cosmopolitan city of Hamburg. Thanks to our outstanding expertise and innovation strength, we have been declared as the hidden champion in our branch.

From our headquarters in Hamburg, we manage the PLATH Group, which is the leading European based solution provider for communication intelligence and electronic warfare.

OUR ACTIVITIES

  • Land-based mobile COMINT systems
  • Strategic HF systems
  • Naval intelligence suite
  • Manned airborne COMINT systems
  • Border security systems

OUR SOLUTION AND SERVICES PORTFOLIO

HIGHLIGHTS

ACOS

ACOS stands for stationary solutions for strategic intelligence of radio communications. ACOS automatically searches and intercepts transmissions and provides tools and algorithms for analysis and evaluation. The complete globe can be covered with ACOS HF interception solution.

  • Crisis prevention
  • Strategic surveillance
  • Border surveillance

TRACE

TRACE stands for land-based mobile, semi-mobile and portable tactical C-ESM / COMINT solutions. Deployment and redeployment of the semi-mobile solutions are possible with short setup time. The mobile solutions can be operated on the move.

  • Out-of-area missions
  • Border surveillance
  • Gap filling

MACOS

MACOS stands for naval C-ESM / COMINT solutions, tailored to several surface and subsurface platforms. MACOS is highly automated and provides a fast and comprehensive picture of the electromagnetic situation as a vital element of all naval operations.

  • Early warning
  • Border surveillance
  • Expeditory operations

ICAS

ICAS is a powerful, interoperable und scalable intelligence platform for the entire frequency spectrum, well-proven in various intelligence missions worldwide. It is the core of PLATH intelligence solutions. ICAS enables automated sensor control and result analysis via a uniform graphical user interface. Regardless of the environment, in strategic or tactical intelligence, whether as a mobile application on land, at sea or in stationary use – ICAS supports you in gaining information superiority.

Customer Services

PLATH´s experienced support team is ready to provide a wide range of in-service support to maximise your system performance, improve your intelligence capabilities and reduce your costs in the long term. Choose the level of support that aligns with your needs, budget and goals. A comprehensive training programme is also part of our portfolio, enhancing the knowledge and the system skills of your personnel.

Media

Events

03 - 05
Sep
2019

Kiel,
Germany

SubCon 2019

The international conference brings together operators of German designed submarines and the industry that builds and outfits them.

18 - 19
Sep
2019

Hamburg,
Germany

ICAS Summit 2019

Join the exclusive ICAS community and be the first to get a closer look at dedicated use cases and new ICAS features.

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News

05/27/2019 | PLATH GmbH

10th Intelligence Workshop – a positive overall balance

Hamburg, May 2019 - The Intelligence Workshop, which also this year traditionally opened EW Europe in Stockholm, achieved record figures in its 10th edition with over 500 participating experts from more than 40 countries.

The first PLATH Intelligence Workshop was launched in 2011 as a forum for communications intelligence. The objective was to create an open platform for users and providers in the field of communications intelligence that would provide information about the latest trends in the industry, promote direct exchange among experts and provide an opportunity for the international community to network with each other.

The event has long been an annual must for the industry. This is ensured primarily by contributions from high-ranking users of the technology, speakers from well-known companies and career changers who provide new impetus for the community. Together, they contributed to the following topics this year:

CYBER DEFENCE – CLOSING THE BACKDOORS

ARTIFICIAL (SIGNAL) INTELLIGENCE – CAN A MACHINE LEARN TO THINK?

MULTI-DOMAIN INTELLIGENCE – CATCH ME IF YOU CAN

From the very first Intelligence Workshop, its topics clearly mark out the digital transformation. In 2011, communications intelligence focused mainly on the ability of sensors to cover the frequency spectrum as completely as possible. A few years later, the focus was on powerful software that processes large amounts of data from various sensors as quickly as possible and combines them into a reliable situation picture. The objective is nothing less than information superiority, i.e. knowing who does what, where and why. The increased use of social media has further accelerated digitalisation and the cyber topic has gained in importance. The competent handling of the growing risk of cyber attacks and the question as to how far artificial intelligence can support the military sector in the future are currently the thematic focus of the Intelligence Workshop.

This development shows that the Intelligence Workshop has provided impulses for communications intelligence since its inception. The selection of topics has also impressed the public and the press this year again.

The opening presentations were already very well received. Brigadier General Armin Fleischmann (Cyber and Information Domain Service Headquarters, Ministry of Defence, Germany) spoke about the influence of digitalisation on the current threat situation and the resulting role of the military. Lieutenant Colonel Holger Schmör (Joint Electronic Warfare Core Staff, NATO) addressed the requirements for communications intelligence in modern warfare.

The programme of the 10th Intelligence Workshop attracted so much interest that the speakers answered further questions and discussed them in detail afterwards.

In keeping with good tradition, the Intelligence Workshop was followed by the opening of the exhibition. The PLATH Group presented its extensive portfolio of COMINT and EW solutions for various use cases here.

The Intelligence Workshop 2020 will take place in Liverpool. PLATH GmbH is looking forward to inspiring the intelligence community again next year with exciting topics and new impulses.

Have a look at the booklet of the 10th Intelligence Workshop here.

 

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