3 September 2004 Requirements for modeling and simulation of space RSTA assets
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The Department of Defense (DoD) has long depended on military support functions enabled by space reconnaissance, surveillance, and target acquisition (RSTA) assets. Future generation satellite capabilities will further push technologies in space - if the right technologies are deployed in the right numbers and with the right payloads. Modeling and simulation play major parts in developing and deploying such assets: 1) system and operational requirements determination, and 2) assessment of military utility of such assets. Each area is critical in a system’s life cycle. Requirements determination cuts across the issues of doctrine, organizations, training, materiel, leader development, personnel, and facilities (DOTMLPF). Military utility assessments are necessary to explore and quantify the military worth/benefit of space RSTA assets to operational commanders. Each of these areas requires relevant modeling/simulation tools which span the engineering to system to operational levels. Appropriate assessments of space with related air and ground RSTA assets. This paper will discuss some of the modeling and simulation requirements to address the above issues.
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Raymond L. Livingston, Raymond L. Livingston, } "Requirements for modeling and simulation of space RSTA assets", Proc. SPIE 5420, Modeling, Simulation, and Calibration of Space-based Systems, (3 September 2004); doi: 10.1117/12.541526; https://doi.org/10.1117/12.541526

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