A Telstra mobile satellite transmitting and receiving dish in the courtyard of the United Nations ...

Units
Place Africa: Rwanda
Accession Number P02211.025
Collection type Photograph
Object type Colour
Physical description Colour
Maker White, Justin
Place made Rwanda: Kigali
Date made May 1995
Conflict Period 1990-1999
Copyright

Item copyright: AWM Licensed copyright

Description

A Telstra mobile satellite transmitting and receiving dish in the courtyard of the United Nations (UN) compound. The dish provided a vital telecommunications link with Australia and was operated by Royal Australian Signals Corps (RASIGS) personnel. Royal Australian Army Medical Corps (RAAMC) field ambulance Landrovers are parked behind the dish. Australia supplied a Medical Support Force (AMSF) to the United Nations Assistance Mission In Rwanda (UNAMIR).