The Navy's Needs in Space for Providing Future Capabilities

The Navy's Needs in Space for Providing Future Capabilities

by Committee on the Navy's Needs in Space for Providing Future Capabilites, National Research Council
     
 

ISBN-10: 0309096774

ISBN-13: 9780309096775

Pub. Date: 07/22/2005

Publisher: National Academies Press

The United States must operate successfully in space to help assure its security and economic well being. The Department of the Navy is a major user of space capabilities, although those capabilities are now primarily provided by DOD, the Air Force, and NOAA. Following a DOD assessment of national space security management in 2001, the Navy commissioned a Panel to

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The United States must operate successfully in space to help assure its security and economic well being. The Department of the Navy is a major user of space capabilities, although those capabilities are now primarily provided by DOD, the Air Force, and NOAA. Following a DOD assessment of national space security management in 2001, the Navy commissioned a Panel to Review Space to assess Navy space policy and strategy. As an extension of that review, the NRC was requested by the Navy to examine its needs in space for providing future operational and technical capabilities. This report presents a discussion of the strategic framework of future space needs, the roles and responsibilities for meeting those needs, an assessment of Navy support to space mission areas, and a proposed vision for fulfilling Naval forces space needs.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780309096775
Publisher:
National Academies Press
Publication date:
07/22/2005
Pages:
266
Product dimensions:
6.00(w) x 9.00(h) x 0.60(d)

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