Warrior Maven Video Above: How Will New, High-Bandwidth Small Satellites Change Space War - as Russian and China Build Lasers to Attack US Satellites?
Kris Osborn - Warrior Maven
The Air Force Research Laboratory is working with industry to build a new generation of smaller, faster, higher-throughput satellites that can bring higher resolution images, challenge Chinese space weapons, provide more sensor information from a single aircraft and deliver a larger amount of real-time, combat sensitive intelligence to war commanders.
The emerging satellites, called Very Low Earth Orbit (vLEO) bring an exponential increase in bandwidth and throughput, increasing multi-sensor data flow from satellites to earth.
“Increased throughput pipes increase connectivity between the plane and the ground from 1.5Megabits per second up to 600 Megabits per second,” Chad Vuyovich, Director of Air Force Special Operations Programs, MAG, told Warrior Maven.
Osborn previously served at the Pentagon as a Highly Qualified Expert with the Office of the Assistant Secretary of the Army - Acquisition, Logistics & Technology. Osborn has also worked as an anchor and on-air military specialist at national TV networks. He has a Masters in Comparative Literature from Columbia University.More Weapons and Technology - WARRIOR MAVEN (CLICK HERE)--Kris Osborn can be reached at Krisosborn.firstname.lastname@example.org📷