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AN/TSQ-172
Contingency Satellite Configuration Control Element (CSCCE)

The CSCCE is the portion of the Contingency DSCS Operations Control System (CDOCS) that is responsible for Command, Control, Telemetry processing, and status monitoring for anyone of three designated DSCS III Satellites during a crisis or contingency environment. The major functions of the CSCCE are to monitor and assess overall satellite performance, to detect satellite anomolies, to execute housekeeping operations, ORBIT determination and ephemeris generation, plan/execute stationkeeping, configuration control of the DSCS III Communications payload, and uplink jammer detection and location.

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