Space Support Agencies (U)

(U) A wide range of DoD organizations provide leadership and perform vital support functions necessary to ensure that space operations are successful.

(U) The Military Headquarters and Space Commands manage space operations and critical space assets to promote optimum effectiveness for the warfighter. It is a complete infrastructure of test and evaluation activities which design, demonstrate, and test new and improved space systems. Test facilities are maintained to support the development of new aerospace vehicles and weapons. The space support staff educates newly assigned military personnel on their functions, the capabilities of space systems, and potential applications for future space operations.

Related Initiatives (U):
DoD Space Architect (See NSSA)DoD Space Architect
DUSD(Space)Deputy Under-Secretary of Defense (DUSD) for Space
Natl Security Space ArchitectNational Security Space Architect (NSSA)
Space and Missile Systems CenterSpace and Missile Systems Center (SMC)
USAF Space BattlelabUSAF Space Battlelab
This Table Is Unclassified.

Related Categories (U): None.

Road Map Placements (U):

This Table Is Unclassified.

Requirements, Funding and Additional Hotlinks (U):

(U) None.

Date Of Information (U):

(U) 21 November 1997

(U) Road Map Production Date: 12 July 1999