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Air Force to speed development of new satellite missile warning system for a contested environment


U.S. space warfare experts are speeding-up efforts to build and deploy a next-generation satellite ballistic missile warning system that will operate reliably in a contested environment amid enemy attempts to jam, disable, or destroy the orbiting spacecraft.

Officials of the U.S. Air Force Space and Missile Systems Center in El Segundo, Calif., issued a request for information Tuesday for the Space Based Infrared System (SBIRS) Follow-on program to develop new satellites and ground-control to augment or replace today's existing SBIRS constellation.  Read more...

Reference: Military & Aerospace Electronics
                  John Keller