This post is co-written by Ian Avilez and Tim Pavlick from HawkEye 360.
HawkEye 360 is a commercial radio frequency (RF) constellation, data, and analytics provider. Their signals of interest include very high frequency (VHF) push-to-talk radios, maritime radar systems, Automatic Identification System (AIS) beacons, emergency beacons, and more. The signals of interest library will continue to grow over time.
Their Mission Space offering, which was released in February 2021, allows users to intuitively visualize RF signals and analytics. Through an intuitive interface, mission analysts can identify activity, understand trends, and improve maritime situational awareness by revealing unseen human behavior and illicit vessel activities such as smuggling, piracy, illegal fishing, and human trafficking.
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