Technical Evaluation Report on the Symposium of the Avionics Panel (46th) on Space System Applications to Tactical Operations Held at Hampton, Virginia on 17-20 October 1983.
ADVISORY GROUP FOR AEROSPACE RESEARCH AND DEVELOPMENT NEUILLY-SUR-SEINE (FRANCE)
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This report, based on the NATO Secret AGARD Avionics Panel Symposium on Space System Applications to Tactical Operations, summarizes the 34 papers presented, summarizes the discussion sessions, draws conclusions and makes recommendations. Unclassified papers and abstracts for this Symposium are contained in AGARD-CP-344. Classified papers, discussions and round table discussions are contained in AGARD-CP-344 Supplement. Sessions covered an overview, communications, navigation, remote sensing, and prospects for the future. The objectives of the symposium were to 1 Provide an overview of tactical needs which are effectively addressed by space systems 2 Characterize the various existing and potential space systems with emphasis on those attributes which are most related to tactical needs 3 Assess the advantages and limitations of space systems in supporting combat operations 4 Investigate the interaction of space assets with ground and mobile resources and the consequent operational issues and 5 Discuss future trends in space technology and their relationship to evolving combat needs.
- Military Operations, Strategy and Tactics
- Unmanned Spacecraft