Space Based Infrared System (SBIRS) (HIGH) Nuclear Exo-atmospheric Detonation (NUDET) PACKAGE (U)
(U) The proposed Space Based Infrared High NUDET Package is one of the several ways to maintain the nation's nuclear exo-atmospheric detonation (NUDET) detection, test ban treaty monitoring, and space environment radiation monitoring capabilities. The SBIRS component of the NUDET Detection System (NDS) will detect, locate and report endo- and exo-atmospheric NUDETs on a global basis in near real-time using gamma ray and neutron sensors on the SBIRS GEO satellites..
Description User Impact Programmatics Images Related Initiatives Related Requirements Related Categories Road Map Placements Additional Hotlinks Lead Office POC
(U) The proposed SBIRS Nuclear Detection (NUDET) package is the Space and Atmospheric Burst Reporting System (SABRS). Currently, a study is underway to determine the impact of hosting SABRS on the SBIRS system of systems. A decision will be made in the near future (date: TBD). If implemented, SBIRS GEO #3 would be the first satellite to host SABRS (IOC 2004).
User Impact (U):
(U) The deployment of SABRS on the SBIRS GEO Satellites would continue the United States' exo-atmospheric nuclear detonation detection, test ban treaty monitoring, and space environment monitoring capabilities beyond the end of the DSP satellites lives.
(U) Organizations and Funding:
- (U) SMC: Funding Source.
Name Title Added Value to the Warfighter AFSPC Vision This Table Is Unclassified.
Related Initiatives (U):
Name Title AEOWS Advanced Electro-Optical Warning Sensor (AEOWS) DSP/NDS Defense Support Program(DSP)/Nuclear Detonation (NUDET) Detection System (NDS) SABRS Space and Atmospheric Burst Reporting System (SABRS) USNDS United States Nuclear Detonation Detection System (USNDS) This Table Is Unclassified.
Related Requirements (U):None.
Related Categories (U):
Name Title NDS Nuclear Detonation (NUDET) Detection System (NDS) Satellite Operations Satellite Operations This Table Is Unclassified.
Road Map Placements (U):
Name Title National Security Space Road Map Integrated System Road Map SURVEILLANCE AND WARNING SPACE FORCE ENHANCEMENT: SURVEILLANCE AND WARNING This Table Is Unclassified.
Requirements, Funding and Additional Hotlinks (U):
Name Space & Missile Systems Center SBIRS-Fact Sheet 1998 Strategic Master Plan This Table Is Unclassified.
Lead Office (U):
(U) Air Force.
(U) DoD: USD(A&T) and OASD(C3I), Pentagon, Washington, DC
(U) Service Staff: SAF/AQS,Pentagon, Washington, DC
(U) Major Command: HQ AFSPC, Peterson AFB, CO
(U) Program Management: HQ AFPEO/SP, Pentagon, Washington, DC; SBIRS Program Office, Space and Missile Systems Center, Los Angeles AFB, CA
Point of Contact (U):
(U) Capt Tyler Armstrong, SMC, Open Phone: None..
(U) Lt Col Debra Matson, Open Phone: DSN 833-6365.
Date Of Information (U):
(U) 10 September 1998
(U) Road Map Production Date: 12 July 1999