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Author Mattock, Michael G
Title Employing Commercial Satellite Communications : Wideband Investment Options for the Department of Defense
Imprint Santa Monica : RAND Corporation, The, 2000
©2000
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Descript 1 online resource (154 pages)
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Note PREFACE -- PROJECT AIR FORCE -- FIGURES -- TABLES -- SUMMARY -- DEMAND AND SUPPLY -- ABILITY OF COMMERCIAL SYSTEMS TO MEET OTHER MILITARY CRITERIA -- CHOOSING INVESTMENT STRATEGIES -- CONCLUSIONS -- ACKNOWLEDGMENTS -- ACRONYMS -- INTRODUCTION -- DoD DEMAND FOR COMMUNICATIONS AND THE ROLE OF COMMERCIAL SATELLITES -- MEETING MILITARY CRITERIA WITH COMMERCIAL SYSTEMS -- DoD DEMAND VARIANCE AND ALTERNATIVE INVESTMENT STRATEGIES -- DoD COMMUNICATIONS DEMAND PROJECTIONS -- CONTEXT -- DoD PROJECTIONS OF FUTURE MILITARY DEMAND -- MEETING MILITARY DEMAND WITH COMMERCIAL SATELLITES: CONTACT AND EVALUATION -- CONTEXT: INTERNATIONAL COMMERCIAL COMMUNICATIONS SYSTEMS Terrestrial Systems and Networks -- Satellite Systems and Applications -- SATELLITE ALTERNATIVES AND EVALUATION CRITERIA -- CAN COMMERCIAL SYSTEMS MEET MILITARY CRITERIA? CAPACITY AND COVERAGE -- CRITERIA -- CAPACITY -- SUMMARY EVALUATION OF CAPACITY -- COVERAGE -- SUMMARY EVALUATION OF COVERAGE -- MILITARY THEATER USE OF COMMERCIAL SATELLITES AND IMPLICATIONS FOR FLEXIBILITY, INTEROPERABILITY, AND ACCESS AND CONTROL -- MILITARY THEATER USE OF COMMERCIAL SATELLITES Military Theater Networks -- Military Theater Interface with Commercial Systems -- Operational Concepts for Transmitting Traffic Between Military Theaters and Global Commercial Networks -- FLEXIBILITY -- INTEROPERABILITY -- ACCESS AND CONTROL -- DO COMMERCIAL SYSTEMS MEET THE MILITARY CRITERIA OF QUALITY OF SERVICE AND PROTECTION? -- QUALITY OF SERVICE -- PROTECTION -- VULNERABILITIES OF ÏMINIMALLY PROTECTEDÓ SATELLITES TO JAMMING -- CONCEPTS TO MITIGATE DISRUPTION OF COMMERCIAL SATELLITE COMMUNICATIONS -- EVALUATION SYNTHESIS -- PRICES OF COMMERCIAL AND MILITARY CAPACITY -- COMMERCIAL MARKET PROVIDERS AND PRODUCTS -- COMMERCIAL MARKET PRICES -- VARIANCE IN MILITARY COMMUNICATIONS DEMAND
DEMAND PROJECTIONS AND NATIONAL SECURITY STRATEGY -- ASSESSING THE EFFECTS OF CONTINGENCIES ON DEMAND -- INVESTMENT STRATEGY ALTERNATIVES -- DETERMINING AN ECONOMICAL BALANCE BETWEEN BUYING AND SHORT- TERM LEASING -- DYNAMIC INVESTMENT STRATEGIES -- APPROACH -- Baseline Results -- Effect of Order-Receipt Lag -- Effect of Discount Rate and Price Drift -- Effect of Demand Variations -- CONCLUSIONS -- STANDARD FREQUENCY DESIGNATIONS -- CURRENT DoD COMMUNICATIONS SATELLITES -- GRAPHICAL METHOD FOR COMMUNICATIONS PLANNING UNDER UNCERTAINTY -- A SIMPLE MATHEMATICAL MODEL -- GRAPHICAL INTERPRETATION OF THE SOLUTION -- KEY ASSUMPTIONS -- REFERENCES
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Electronic reproduction. Ann Arbor, Michigan : ProQuest Ebook Central, 2020. Available via World Wide Web. Access may be limited to ProQuest Ebook Central affiliated libraries
Link Print version: Mattock, Michael G. Employing Commercial Satellite Communications : Wideband Investment Options for the Department of Defense Santa Monica : RAND Corporation, The,c2000 9780833028273
Subject Communications, Military -- United States.;Artificial satellites in telecommunication -- United States.;Broadband communication systems -- United States
Electronic books
Alt Author Hamilton, Thomas
Bonds, Tim
Rhodes, Carl Z
Scheiern, Michael L
Feldman, Phillip M
Frelinger, David et al
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