TABLE OF CONTENTS 2008 issue 6

BY JEAN BEAUDIN

Ground Moving Target Indicator.

Why does the CF need JSSP?

BY BRAD WALLACE

Satellite technology is useless without the support of ground systems.

BY ROBERT QUINN

To defend Canada, we must have domain awareness of maritime and Arctic approaches. Using RADARSAT 2, Project Polar Epsilon, a joint space-based wide area surveillance and support capability, will provide the signal-processing infrastructure for improved surveillance.

BY KEN KRUKEWICH BY GLEN RUMBOLD and RANDY SHELLY

It is vital to be aware of other satellites to allow precautionary measures to be taken if necessary. The goal of the Surveillance of Space Project is to ensure that Canada continues to receive priority access to the critical orbital data necessary to protect its national interests.

BY BRAD WALLACE

Increasing computing capacities, greater miniaturization and decreased power requirements are making smaller, more capable spacecraft possible. This article examines surveillance opportunities with an eye to the future.

BY COL FRANCOIS MALO

Space is more than just an environment through which we fly (orbit) Intelligence, Surveillance and Reconnaissance (ISR) sensors. The “Sense” component represents a major investment area in DND’s revitalized program.

BY K. JOSEPH SPEARS

An important role for First Canadians.

BY VINCE DeROSE and JOHN GREEN

Conflict of Interest – Bidders Beware.

China to Launch Mars ­Satellite; MDA; RapidEye-AG; Jena Optronik GmbH; SSTL; ISC Kosmotras; CCC; Bombardier Aerospace; Shenyang ­Aircraft Corp; China Aviation Industry Corp; Alenia North America; L-3 Communications; DCNS Group; Saft; Mobile Satellite Ventures; Telesat; General Atomics Aeronautical Systems, Inc.; AAI Corporation; L-3 Communication Systems-West.

BY CHRIS MACLEAN

FrontLine articles provide a wide-ranging selection of topics related to space, satellites and research.