29 November 2000 New satellite tools for battlefield information systems
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Proceedings Volume 4127, Airborne Reconnaissance XXIV; (2000); doi: 10.1117/12.408681
Event: International Symposium on Optical Science and Technology, 2000, San Diego, CA, United States
Abstract
The effect of two new satellite tools on a battlefield information data base is investigated. These tools are the Shuttle Radar Topography Mission (SRTM) and the use of the Global Positioning System (GPS) after the elimination of Selective Availability (SA). These two Twenty-first Century developments will significantly enhance the accessibility of detailed geographical information about battlefield settings around the world. The wide availability of this data, may significantly degrade the battlefield information superiority of our forces.
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Glen C. Gustafson, Michael E. Baggett, "New satellite tools for battlefield information systems", Proc. SPIE 4127, Airborne Reconnaissance XXIV, (29 November 2000); doi: 10.1117/12.408681; https://doi.org/10.1117/12.408681
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Global Positioning System

Radar

Satellites

Visualization

Data modeling

Defense and security

Data centers

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