Accession Number : ADA187005

Title :   An Introduction to Military Satellite Communications.

Descriptive Note : Memorandum rept.,

Corporate Author : ROYAL SIGNALS AND RADAR ESTABLISHMENT MALVERN (ENGLAND)

Personal Author(s) : Tozer, T C

PDF Url : ADA187005

Report Date : Apr 1987

Pagination or Media Count : 37

Abstract : THis memorandum outlines the principles of military satellite communications. It examines the philosophy of system design, and the state of the art in both space and ground segments. Some current UK equipments, including SKYNET 4, are described by way of illustration. THe report is aimed as a broad tutorial introduction to the field, emphasising in particular those areas where Milsatcom differs from its civilian counterparts.

Descriptors :   *MILITARY SATELLITES, *SATELLITE COMMUNICATIONS, PHILOSOPHY

Subject Categories : Command, Control and Communications Systems
      Unmanned Spacecraft

Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE