Space-Based Infrared System (SBIRS) Weapon Systems // Sensors/Electronics // Strategic Defense Radars


Country of Origin: USA

The Space-Based Infrared System (SBIRS) program is a "system of systems" designed to combine national and Dept. of Defense infrared detection systems into a unified architecture providing missile warning and defense, technical intelligence and battlespace characterization requirements. It is a key detection and tracking portion of the Missile Defense Agency's (MDA) Ballistic Missile Defense System (BMDS). The ground system supports the older Defense Support Program missile warning satellites. SBIRS...

 

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