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UHF Next Generation Satellite (U)

Overview (U):

(U) The UHF Next Generation Satellite supports the DoD Space Architect's MILSATCOM Architecture goal of providing adequate communications capabilities to enable dominant maneuver and information superiority.

Details (U):

Description User Impact Programmatics Images
Related Initiatives Related Requirements Related Categories Road Map Placements
Additional Hotlinks Lead Office POC  


Description (U):

(U) The UHF Next Generation Satellite supports the DoD Space Architect's MILSATCOM Architecture goal of providing adequate communications capabilities to enable battlefield dominance and information superiority. The transition strategy from today's UHF system to the future is to sustain the current UHF capabilities in the UHF Follow-On (UFO) satellites through a transition period, nominally until 2010, and decide in the 2003 to 2005 timeframe on the preferred approach to provide netted mobile and hand-held voice paging, and Low Data Rate (LDR) broadcast services. Several alternatives are under consideration for this future capability include a geosynchronous UHF-cellular system, a MEO UHF-cellular, and a GEO UHF with a non-space complement such as an unmanned aerial vehicle (UAV) equipped with a communications payload.

User Impact (U):

(U) To be supplied.

Programmatics (U):

(U) Concept/Technology.

Images (U):

(U) None.

Related Initiatives (U):
NameTitle
Adv Wideband Satellite (AWS)Advanced Wideband Satellite (AWS)
Airborne Integrated TerminalAirborne Integrated Terminal (AIT)
AN/ARC-210(V)AN/ARC-210(V)
Network Control Station (NCS)Network Control Station (NCS)
UHF Follow-on (UFO)Ultra High Frequency (UHF) Follow-on (UFO)
This Table Is Unclassified.

Related Requirements (U):None.

Related Categories (U):
NameTitle
MILSATCOMMilitary Sattelite Communications
UHF Satellite SystemsUltra High Frequency (UHF) Satellite Systems
This Table Is Unclassified.

Road Map Placements (U):

NameTitle
Major DoD Space ProgramsEvolution of the Selected Space Programs
MILSATCOMSPACE FORCE ENHANCEMENT: MILSATCOM
National Security Space Road MapIntegrated System Road Map
This Table Is Unclassified.

Requirements, Funding and Additional Hotlinks (U):

Name
EMUT-Army Project Book
Global Broadcast Service (GBS)
This Table Is Unclassified.

Lead Office (U):

(U) DoD.

Point of Contact (U):

(U) Maj Steven Cliatt, SMC, Open Phone: (310) 336-4475.

Date Of Information (U):

(U) 29 September 1997





(U) Road Map Production Date: 12 July 1999