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The Data Forge

Tuesday, March 31, 2020   (0 Comments)

By Staff Writer  |  March 30, 2020  |  Defense News

 

This system is meant to unlock the full potential of satellite data

The U.S. government’s global satellite network produces a constant flood of data — petabytes and petabytes of it every day.

“The U.S. has more than 350 satellites in space right now, doing everything from monitoring weather patterns, providing GPS signals, collecting intelligence and relaying communications. That doesn’t even include the hundreds of commercial satellites operated by U.S. companies,” said Ted Glusko, vice president for C2, Space and Intelligence at Raytheon. “We need to make sure we’re able to make use of all the information those satellites are collecting.”

Raytheon is working with the U.S. Air Force on a prototype system to manage the massive amounts of satellite data, developed as part of a $197 million contract to upgrade the service’s missile-warning architecture. READ MORE...


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