SS3051 Military Applications of DoD and Commercial Space Systems

This course covers joint space doctrine and military applications of DoD and commercial space systems. Topics include the space mission areas of space situational awareness, space force enhancement, space control and space support. The space force enhancement section of the course includes intelligence, surveillance, and reconnaissance, missile tracking, launch detection, environmental monitoring, satellite communication, positioning, navigation and timing, and navigation warfare. Additional topics include space law, policy and strategy, incorporating space based capabilities in military operations, threats to U.S. space systems, foreign space capabilities, and space support to friendly force tracking, combat search and rescue and maritime domain awareness. Requires a SECRET clearance.



Lecture Hours


Lab Hours


Quarter Offered

  • As Required

Security Clearance Required

  • Secret