On August 27, 2019 at 30 °C in the shade, a cloudless blue sky smiled down on the German Air Force base Sanitz/Prangendorf – veritable presidential weather. Right on the minute, a 20-meter-long Cougar Helicopter hovered in –to release from its insides Frank Walter Steinmeier, the Federal President of Germany, who was welcomed on the grounds of the Air Defense Missile Unit 21’s residence by Air Force Inspector Lt. Gen. Ingo Gerhartz. For the German Air Force, this visit sent out an important signal.
But for Garamantis as well, this day was an important one, so the technology had to work perfectly and be as convincing and thrilling as usual. On an inclinable multi‑touch table with attached monitor wall, a 3D globe interactively illustrated possible situations and scenarios in Air Force deployment. The customized presentation software designed by Garamantis also incorporated information concerning the Air Force’s current equipment in relation to possible scenarios. The according content had been entered into the CMS by Air Force personnel a few days earlier, so data and information regarding all queries and explanations imaginable were available.
How multi-faceted, modern, and dynamic exactly the Air Force has become over the last decades, Frank‑Walter Steinmeier learned from Lt. Gen. Ingo Gerhartz himself. In a small group, during roughly one hour the Inspector explained to him the functions and duties of the task forces in the Rostock region, the military branch’s ever-increasing multinationality and advancing mechanization, defense projects, and domestic assistance interventions.
We are happy about praise from the highest places and look back with pleasure on a particularly exciting project.
Photos: Luftwaffe/Jane Schmidt, Garamantis