CHIRP

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AcronymDefinition
CHIRPCommercially Hosted Infrared Payload (US Air Force)
CHIRPConfidential Hazardous Incident Reporting Programme
CHIRPConfidential Human-Factors Incident Reporting Program (UK)
CHIRPCompressed High Intensity Radar Pulse
CHIRPChild Health Insurance Reform Program
CHIRPCommunity Health Improvement and Regeneration Project (UK)
CHIRPCooperative Hospital Infant Restraint Program (Toronto General Hospital; Toronto, Ontario, Canada)
CHIRPClinical Health Information Retrieval Project (University of North Carolina School of Medicine; Raleigh, NC)
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The current Commercially Hosted Infrared Payload (CHIRP) experiment derives from the AIRSS program, also known as third-generation infrared surveillance legacy.
This contract, financial details of which were not available, allows the Air Force to continue its research and development mission through the use of the Commercially Hosted Infrared Payload (CHIRP) aboard the SES-2 satellite.
SES Government Solutions today announced that the Commercially Hosted Infrared Payload (CHIRP), hosted on the SES-2 satellite launched in September, has successfully completed initial on-orbit testing and has begun its demonstration period.
The spacecraft, manufactured by Orbital Sciences Corporation, is based on Orbital's Star 2.4 platform and carries 24 C-Band transponders and 24 Ku-Band transponders (36MHz equivalents), as well as the Commercially Hosted Infrared Payload (CHIRP) sensor developed for the US government for testing purposes.
The commercially hosted infrared payload flight demonstration program will place a new Air Force sensor on an SES Americom communications satellite that is slated for launch later this year, and place it into geosynchronous orbit at a fraction of the cost of sending up a free-flying spacecraft.
The Commercially Hosted Infrared Payload has been a trailblazer in this regard, and much more work with industry is already under way.
As well as 24 C-Band transponders and 24 Ku-Band transponders, the satellite will carry the Commercially Hosted Infrared Payload (CHIRP) sensor developed for the US government for testing purposes.
It will also carry the Commercially Hosted Infrared Payload (CHIRP) sensor specially developed for the US government for testing purposes.
SES WORLD SKIES, US Government Solutions has delivered the Commercially Hosted Infrared Payload (CHIRP) sensor assembly to satellite manufacturer, Orbital Sciences Corporation (NYSE:ORB), SES WORLD SKIES announced today.