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Army Space Program Office (ASPO) (U)

Overview (U):

(U) The Army Space Program Office (ASPO) is responsible for the Army's Tactical Exploitation of National Capabilities (TENCAP). The program focuses on exploiting current and future tactical potential of national systems and integrating the capabilities into the Army's tactical decision-making process.

Description (U):

(U) Army TENCAP systems enable the tactical commander to see and hear deep in today's battlefield and then assess the impact of shooting deep. The ASPO has successfully fielded more than 60 systems and is constantly exploring ways to integrate advanced technologies into its inventory.

(U) Primary ASPO missions include:

(U) Support appropriate organizations to develop/implement streamlined concepts of operation and requirements.

(U) Design, develop, test, field, and sustain systems that provide national and theater products to tactical commanders.

(U) Provide the responsible Program Executive Officers with the appropriate technologies and acquisition activities.

(U) Provide technical support to the Army staff with respect to TENCAP activities.

(U) Act as the focal point for technical, fiscal, and operational interactions with the national community to include:

(U) Identify technologies to enhance the Army mission.

(U) Coordinate training and exercise support for national systems.

(U) Act as point of contact for all tactical activities between major commands/users and the national community.

(U) Serve as technical advisor and technical expert to TRADOC and battle labs.

User Impact (U):

(U) To be supplied.

Programmatics (U):

(U) Operational.

Images (U):

(U) None.

Related Initiatives (U): None.

Related Requirements (U):None.

Related Categories (U):
Military Hqtrs & Space CommandsMilitary Headquarters and Space Commands
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Road Map Placements (U):

This Table Is Unclassified.

Requirements, Funding and Additional Hotlinks (U):

Defense Link
Army Space Program Office
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Lead Office (U):

(U) Army.

Point of Contact (U):

(U) Army Space Program Office (ASPO), ASPO, Open Phone: (703) 275-5616, DSN 235-5616.

Date Of Information (U):

(U) 10 November 1997

(U) Road Map Production Date: 12 July 1999

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