Browsing International Telemetering Conference Proceedings, Volume 14 (1978) by Authors
Defense Satellite Communication SystemDonovan, Andrew R., Jr.; Def. Comm. Eng. Center (International Foundation for Telemetering, 1978-11)This paper will present an overview of the Defense Satellite Communication System (DSCS) with emphasis on its current capabilities and future planning. The DSCS is DoD's strategic satellite communications system providing unique and vital worldwide service to the National Command Authorities (NCAs), Worldwide Military Command and Control System (WWNCCS), the White House Communications Agency (WHCA), the Defense Communication System, NATO-Allied nations and other special users. The DSCS will soon expand to encompass the Army/Air Force Ground Mobile Forces SHF-Tactical applications and the Advanced Airborne Command Post (AABNCP).