AFSAT

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AcronymDefinition
AFSATAir Force Satellite
AFSATAir Force Security Assistance Training (squadron)
AFSATAir Force Subscale Aerial Target
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The Space Based Infrared System (SBIRS), which enables rapid detection of nuclear detonations, missile and space launches, was fully analyzed, while the Air Force satellite control network designed for seamless command, control and communication with space vehicles was part of a limited review.
Lots of history associated with the Air Force Satellite Control Network and the dedicated people who have served, and those who continue to serve, at some pretty remote locations.
(18) McCartney paved the way for Air Force satellite operators, using his engineering training as only a starting point because no formal training program existed for new satellite flyers, whether contractors or blue-suiters.
Operationally, 1st Satellite Control Battalion has responsibility for the Army communications payload and uses the Air Force satellite control network to relay commands to the satellite via a remote ground station like that operated by 50th Space Wing on Diego Garcia.
Services include records management, publishing, Air Force satellite communications radio operations and maintenance, military satellite terminal, switchboard/telephone operations, visual information, visual graphics photographic services, base information transfer system, postal service, base communication center and Land Mobile Radio (LMR) maintenance.
Harris Corp., a world leader in satellite network support and control solutions, announced that it has been awarded a one-year, $24.3 M contract option to provide operations, maintenance and support services to the US Air Force Satellite Control Network (AFSCN) and Global Positioning System (GPS) ground network.
The Air Force is also looking for efficiencies on the ground with its new consolidated Air Force satellite control network modifications, maintenance and operations (CAMMO) program.
Air Force Satellite Control Network (AFSCN) Unit locations: 21st Space Operations Squadron, Vandenberg, AFB, Call.; 22nd Space Operations Squadron, Schriever AFB, Colo.; 23rd Space Operations Squadron, New Boston AFS, N.H.
TELECOMWORLDWIRE-23 October 2008-Harris Corporation announces award of continuation contract for US Air Force satellite control network programme(C)1994-2008 M2 COMMUNICATIONS LTD http://www.m2.com
Under his watch, the Air Force satellite acquisition policy was reformatted to a "back-to-basics" approach, as Sega described it Because of the rapid advancement in computer systems, by the time a satellite was built and ready for launch, several aspects of the software would be outdated.
In addition, SI International has supported the Spacelift Range Systems, Range Standardization and Automation, military satellite communication (Milsatcom) systems, and the Air Force Satellite Control Network since 1996.
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