The U.S. Air Force is planning to roll out a new increment of software for the ground station handling its new ballistic missile warning satellites next year, a key step toward certification of the satellites’ most advanced infrared detector. The Block 10 software for the Space-Based Infrared System (Sbirs) ground system will be delivered next year, says Col. Heath Collins, deputy director of the Air Force’s remote sensing system program office. This software is needed to make ...


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