[Read] ➵ America's Space Sentinels: DSP Satellites and National Security ➲ Jeffrey T. Richelson – Horsebackridingwisconsin.us

America's Space Sentinels: DSP Satellites and National Security During Much Of The Cold War, America S First Line Of Defense Was In Outer Space A Network Of Secret Satellites That Could Provide Instant Warning Of An Enemy Missile Launch The Presence Of These Infrared Sensors Orbiting 22,000 Miles Above The Earth Discouraged A Soviet First Strike And Stabilized International Relations Between The Superpowers, And They Now Play A Crucial Role In Monitoring The Missile Programs Of China, India, And Other Emerging Nuclear Powers Jeffrey Richelson Has Written The First Comprehensive History Of This Vital Program, Tracing Its Evolution From The Late 1950s To The Present He Puts Defense Support Program Operations In The Context Of World Events From Russian Missile Programs To The Gulf War And Explains How DSP S Infrared Sensors Are Used To Detect Meteorites, Monitor Forest Fires, And Even Gather Industrial Intelligence By Seeing The Lights Of Steel Mills.

10 thoughts on “America's Space Sentinels: DSP Satellites and National Security

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    I especially liked this book because it gave me the go ahead to write my second book, Yanks in the Outback I couldn t get over how much information the author shared about the DSP program information that used to be classified Now, it s all out the for folks to read about I m glad The author takes a relatively boring subject and makes it very readable He tells s...

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