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2014 – Russian Missile Detection

As of early 2015, Russia was not able to detect missile launches by means of its Oko missile warning satellite system. The last two of the system’s HEO satellites ceased…

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2014 – U.S. Missile Detection

There were two SBIRS GEO satellites and two SBIRS HEO payloads in operation by the end of 2014. These operated in concert with the older DSP satellites to fulfill all…

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2015 – U.S. Missile Defense – Snapshot

U.S missile defense has its roots in the Strategic Defense Initiative (SDI), announced in 1983 by U.S. President Ronald Reagan.[efn_note]Ronald Reagan. “ADDRESS TO THE NATION ON DEFENSE AND NATIONAL SECURITY.”…

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2015 – Russian Missile Detection – Snapshot

Near the beginning of 2015, Russia’s Oko early warning missile detection satellite system was non-functional.[efn_note]Anatoly Zak. “Oko.” Russianspaceweb.com. June 25, 2014. http://www.russianspaceweb.com/oko.html. (accessed February 23, 2016)[/efn_note] The country remained without…

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Infrastructure: Space Infrastructure – TSR 2015

Infrastructure: Space Infrastructure - TSR 2015 examines global human spaceflight operations, launch vehicles from all spacefaring nations, communications satellite constellations, PNT satellites, Earth observation and remote sensing satellites, defense satellites,…

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Infrastructure: Space Infrastructure – TSR 2013

Infrastructure: Space Infrastructure - TSR 2013 examines global human spaceflight operations to include both the Chinese and US space stations, launch vehicles from all spacefaring nations, communications satellite constellations, PNT satellites,…

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Infrastructure: Space Infrastructure – TSR 2011

Infrastructure: Space Infrastructure - TSR 2011 examines global human spaceflight operations to include both the Chinese and US space stations, launch vehicles from all spacefaring nations, communications satellite constellations, PNT…

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