Satellite Operations (U)
(U) The DoD procures, operates, and maintains a myriad of satellite systems to support national and tactical communications, missile warning, nuclear detonation detection, navigation, weather, and environmental monitoring.
(U) DoD's satellite operations include the Defense Satellite Communications System (DSCS), Milstar, Fleet SATCOM System (FLTSATCOM), UHF Follow-on (UFO) System, the Defense Support Program (DSP), the Nuclear Detonation Detection System (NUDET), the Global Positioning System (GPS, also referred to as POSNAVTIME or position, navigation and time), and the Defense Meteorological Satellite Program (DMSP).
Related Initiatives (U):
Name Title AFSATCOM Air Force Satellite Communications (AFSATCOM) COMMU Communications Upgrades (COMMU) DMSP Defense Meteorological Satellite Program (DMSP) DSCS II Defense Satellite Communications System (DSCS) II DSCS III Defense Satellite Communications System (DSCS) III DSCS Service Life Enhance Prog Defense Satellite Communications System (DSCS) Service Life Enhancement Program (SLEP) DSP Defense Support Program (DSP) FLTSATCOM Fleet Satellite Communications (FLTSATCOM) GPS Block IIA NAVSTAR Global Positioning System(GPS) Block IIA GPS Block IIF NAVSTAR Global Positioning System(GPS) Block IIF GPS Block IIR NAVSTAR Global Positioning System(GPS) Block IIR Milstar I Milstar I Milstar II Milstar II Network Operations Upgrades Network Operations Upgrades (NOU) Range Upgrades Range Upgrades (RANGEU) SBIRS (High) NUDET Package Space Based Infrared System (SBIRS) (HIGH) Nuclear Exo-atmospheric Detonation (NUDET) PACKAGE SBIRS-Low Space-Based Infrared System - Low Earth Orbit (SBIRS-Low) Space-Based Data Relay Space-Based Data Relay (SBDR) Space-Based Range Space-Based Range (SBR) UHF Follow-on (UFO) Ultra High Frequency (UHF) Follow-on (UFO) This Table Is Unclassified.
Related Categories (U):
Name Title AF Space Test & Evaluation Div. Air Force Space Test and Evaluation Division AFSCN Air Force Satellite Control Network (AFSCN) NAVSOC Naval Satellite Operations Center (NAVSOC) This Table Is Unclassified.
Road Map Placements (U):
Name Title National Security Space Road Map Integrated System Road Map SPACE FORCES SUPPORT SPACE FORCES SUPPORT This Table Is Unclassified.
Requirements, Funding and Additional Hotlinks (U):
Date Of Information (U):
(U) 21 November 1997
(U) Road Map Production Date: 12 July 1999
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