- Fixed-wing Unmanned Aircraft Are Air Force's Best Near-Space Option. Sirak, Michael // Defense Daily;2/15/2006, Vol. 229 Issue 30, p2
The article focuses on a study by the U.S. Air Force's senior group of technical advisers which found that high-flying unmanned aircraft are the best near-term option for the Air Force to exploit the untapped region of near space for persistent overhead observation, information gathering and...
- New Russian recon keyed to area surveillance. Covault, Craig // Aviation Week & Space Technology;2/23/1998, Vol. 148 Issue 8, p37
Reports on the use of an advanced imaging reconnaissance satellite by the Russian Military Space Force. Features of the Arkon-1 satellite; Military development in Russia; Use of telescopes with folded optics; Objectives of the Arkon-1 mission; Efforts of the Kettering Space Observer Group.
- Unmanned Aerial Reconnaissance Systems. // Airman;Jan2004, Vol. 48 Issue 1, p56
Features various unmanned aerial reconnaissance systems of the U.S. Air Force. Primary function; Speed; Dimensions; Range; Endurance; Crew; Inventory.
- Space ANGELS. Ford, Jason // Engineer (00137758);4/10/2006, Vol. 293 Issue 7697, p13
The article announces that California firm SpaceDev will build a nano-satellite for the U.S. Air Force Research Laboratory that will provide military satellites with Space Situational Awareness (SSA). The Autonomous NanoSatellite Guardian for Evaluating Local Space will provide SSA to a host...
- Col. Post: ComsatBW Ensures Satellite Capacity for German Armed Forces. Holmes, Mark // Satellite News;5/5/2010, Vol. 33 Issue 18, p1
An interview with Colonel Andreas Post, branch chief of communications for the German Federal Ministry of Defense, is presented. When asked about the major challenges facing the ComsatBw program, he refers to the need of capacity and bandwidth efficiency, considering that the satellite network...
- THE SCIENTIFIC COMMUNITY AND INTELLIGENCE COLLECTION. Moynihan, Mark F. // Physics Today;Dec2000, Vol. 53 Issue 12, p51
Discusses the need for technical developments to enhance the intelligence-gathering capability of the United States. Significance of photoreconnaissance satellites; Declassification of the Galactic Radiation and Background satellite system, the first satellite system for signals surveillance;...
- Air Force carries Milstar around its neck. Johansson, Sarah // Bulletin of the Atomic Scientists;Mar/Apr1994, Vol. 50 Issue 2, p7
Cites an article by John Pike in the `Los Angeles Times,' December 22, 1993, who said the US Air Force will load 2,000 pounds of sand onto a Milstar satellite to make up for the weight of part of the payload that has been scrapped. A disagreement has arisen over how much of the intelligence...
- The $10 billion satellite programme. // Spaceflight;Mar2012, Vol. 54 Issue 3, p90
The article presets information on the U.S. Air Force that has announced its most expensive military satellite programme ever by unveiling the Wideband Global Satcom (WGS) system.
- Old timer teaching new tricks. // Spaceflight;Mar2012, Vol. 54 Issue 3, p91
The article presents information on SVN-30 satellite launched by the U.S. Air Force that is providing yeoman service as a test bed.