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William Nelson: Army’s New Capability Document to Help Inform Future Tactical Space Sensor Platform

William Nelson

William Nelson, director of the U.S. Army's assured positioning, navigation and timing cross-functional team, said the branch seeks to accelerate experimentation and prototyping work on space-based sensors using a recently approved capability guide. Nelson made the remarks after the service branch cleared the Tactical Space Layer Abbreviated Capability Development Document.

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Senate Panel OKs Funding for Pentagon’s Space-Based Sensor Layer

The Senate Armed Services Committee has approved a budget for the Pentagon's proposed space-based sensor layer to detect and track high-speed threats from Earth’s orbit, C4ISRNet reported Thursday. Funding for the project was added to the panel’s version of the $750 billion National Defense Authorization Act for 2020, which now heads to the full Senate for confirmation. 

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