Accession Number : AD0750944

Title :   Space and Missile Test Center Landbased Instrumentation Handbook.

Corporate Author : FEDERAL ELECTRIC CORP VANDENBERG AFB CALIF

Report Date : APR 1972

Pagination or Media Count : 252

Abstract : The Space and Missile Test Center (SAMTEC) landbased instrumentation provides launch support capabilities for purposes of range safety, ballistic missile impact prediction and location, telemetry data acquisition and reduction, and satellite tracking and communications. Installed systems and equipments are used to support missile and space programs originating at Vandenberg AFB, Calif. as well as operational programs originating at other service and national ranges. Principal SAMTEC instrumentation facilities and operational support systems are located in California, Hawaii and downrange sites in the Pacific Ocean Area. (Author)

Descriptors :   (*GUIDED MISSILE RANGES, INSTRUMENTATION), (*INSTRUMENTATION, *HANDBOOKS), GUIDED MISSILE TRACKING SYSTEMS, TELEMETER SYSTEMS, LAUNCHING SITES, RADAR EQUIPMENT, RADAR TRACKING, OPTICAL TRACKING, IMPACT PREDICTION, DATA TRANSMISSION SYSTEMS, CALIFORNIA, HAWAII

Subject Categories : Guided Missile Launching and Basing Support
      Telemetry

Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE