An International and Regional Satellite Monitoring Agency

  • Torleiv Orhaug

Abstract

Space observations have been used for military purposes since the beginning of the space age. Still, direct information about this activity is very limited. There is, however, a growing amount of indirect evidence that such observations have been of great importance for various tasks such as surveillance, crisis monitoring and treaty verification. Today only the two superpowers possess the capacity to perform extensive observation from space for military purposes. On the other hand, several other nations are now developing similar capabilities.

Keywords

Space Technology Monitoring Task Military Purpose Photographic Camera Observational Satellite 
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  • Torleiv Orhaug

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