Space Applications and Supporting Services for Security and Defense: An Introduction

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Use of space started with the Cold War, and even today the links between space technologies and military ones are still close. However, it has also contributed to peace. With time, space activities have become more and more oriented towards civil applications, while the ones dealing with military ones were enhanced. In this section of the handbook, the applications directly or indirectly connected to security and defense are exposed by specialists of each field.


Space Debris Ballistic Missile Unmanned Aircraft International Relation Theory Missile Launch 
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© Springer Science+Business Media New York 2015

Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.European Defence AgencyBrusselsBelgium
  2. 2.Seconded from the National D’Etudes SpatialesParisFrance
  3. 3.Centre National d’Etudes SpatialesParisFrance

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