Accession Number : ADA326569

Title :   Planning for Space Systems to be Employed by the U.S. Army.

Descriptive Note : Research rept.,

Corporate Author : ARMY WAR COLL CARLISLE BARRACKS PA

Personal Author(s) : Partridge, William J.

PDF Url : ADA326569

Report Date : APR 1997

Pagination or Media Count : 27

Abstract : U.S. space systems supplement and support the terrestrial force structure, allowing more effective and efficient application of such force. Given rapidly advancing technology, space systems will increase their capabilities and, as air, land, and sea force structure decreases, become even more important as a force multiplier. The planning for space systems, therefore, becomes critical in ensuring space systems are integrated to enable the warfighter to dominate the full range of military operations into the 21st century. The planning process occurs at the National/Department of Defense, Joint, and Army levels. It is particularly important that an effective structure be in place within the Army to ensure space systems meet Army needs across all battlefield operating systems and Army Modernization Plan Objectives. The space functional areas of Force Application, Force Enhancement, Space Control, and Space Support must be applied to the required capabilities of the Army Modification Plan Objectives (Dominant Maneuver, Precision Strike, Information Operations, and Force Projection, Protection, and Sustainment) to plan for future space systems.

Descriptors :   *SPACE SYSTEMS, *ARMY PLANNING, COMMAND CONTROL COMMUNICATIONS, DEPARTMENT OF DEFENSE, MILITARY REQUIREMENTS, NATIONAL SECURITY, MILITARY CAPABILITIES, JOINT MILITARY ACTIVITIES, SATELLITE COMMUNICATIONS, MANEUVERS, MILITARY MODERNIZATION, ARMY OPERATIONS, STRIKE WARFARE, SPACE WARFARE, NATIONAL DEFENSE, ARMY INTELLIGENCE.

Subject Categories : Space Warfare
      Command, Control and Communications Systems

Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE