TacSat-1 Satellite Designed to Meet Needs of Tactical Level Commanders

Kime, Patricia
May 2004
Sea Power;May2004, Vol. 47 Issue 5, p20
Focuses on the TacSat-1 satellite developed by the Navy Research Laboratory's Naval Center for Space Technology unit. Transmission of data via laser communications; Initiation of TacSat-1 by the U.S. Department of Defense's Office of Force Transformation; Dimension of the microsatellite; Advantage of the laser communication technology. INSET: Information as Power.


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