(U) The Feltwell Passive Radio Frequency (RF) space surveillance site tracks satellites using RF signal emmisions to compute angle of arrival observations. This site provides coverage of geosynchronous satellites utilizing the Deep Space Tracking System (DSTS).
Description User Impact Programmatics Images Related Initiatives Related Requirements Related Categories Road Map Placements Additional Hotlinks Lead Office POC
(U) The 2nd Command and Control Squadron (2CACS), housed at Schriever AFB, is the command and control node for the passive radio frequency (RF) sensors, which includes the 5th Space Surveillance Squadron (RAF Feltwell, UK). The Feltwell site is used for the tracking of deep space objects.
User Impact (U):
(U) Loss of Feltwell would have significant impact on the space surveillance mission and maintenance of the space catalogue.
(U) Organizations and Funding:
- (U) AFSPC: Funding Source.
Name Title Feltwell Feltwell Passive RF This Table Is Unclassified.
Related Initiatives (U): None.
Related Requirements (U):None.
Related Categories (U):
Name Title Dedicated Sensors Dedicated Sensors Passive RF Passive RF This Table Is Unclassified.
Road Map Placements (U):
Name Title SPACE CONTROL: S.S. NETWORK SPACE CONTROL: SPACE SURVEILLANCE NETWORK This Table Is Unclassified.
Requirements, Funding and Additional Hotlinks (U):
Name 1997 Space Surveillance Dev Plan This Table Is Unclassified.
Lead Office (U):
(U) Air Force.
Point of Contact (U):
(U) Maj Mike LaPointe, NSSA, Open Phone: (703) 325-6422, DSN 221-6422.
(U) National Security Space Road Map Team, NSSA, Open Phone: (703)808-6040, DSN 898-6040.
Date Of Information (U):
(U) 28 August 1998
(U) Road Map Production Date: 12 July 1999