Dual-Use system architecture for a space situational awareness system in Japan

Yasuo Otani, Naohiko Kohtake, Yoshiaki Ohkami

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Abstract

The use of outer space plays a vital role in both defense and civil fields. Since the separation of space activities between civil and defense applications is extremely inefficient, the Dual-Use concept has been considered fundamental for promoting the effective use of space. To the best of the authors' knowledge, most previous studies on Dual-Use focused on the technological aspects, and very few on a system engineering approach to Dual-Use. This left some important issues untouched such as the operational aspects of a system of systems, which need to be understood in a more generic context. This paper presents the results of a conceptual study, system design and management analysis of Dual-Use system architecture. First, an outline of the Dual-Use concept will be described and a definition of Dual-Use given. The effectiveness of applying the Dual-Use system concept to Space Situational Awareness (SSA) for both defense and civil users as a system of systems will then be discussed and investigated with a stakeholders analysis, context diagram and design structure matrix method. It has demonstrated that there is a need for a Dual-Use SSA Data Center which works as a binder between defense and civil systems as well as a data policy for constructing a Dual-Use SSA system.

Original languageEnglish
Title of host publication2013 IEEE Aerospace Conference, AERO 2013
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 2013 Jun 12
Event2013 IEEE Aerospace Conference, AERO 2013 - Big Sky, MT, United States
Duration: 2013 Mar 22013 Mar 9

Publication series

NameIEEE Aerospace Conference Proceedings
ISSN (Print)1095-323X

Other

Other2013 IEEE Aerospace Conference, AERO 2013
CountryUnited States
CityBig Sky, MT
Period13/3/213/3/9

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Aerospace Engineering
  • Space and Planetary Science

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    Otani, Y., Kohtake, N., & Ohkami, Y. (2013). Dual-Use system architecture for a space situational awareness system in Japan. In 2013 IEEE Aerospace Conference, AERO 2013 [6496954] (IEEE Aerospace Conference Proceedings). https://doi.org/10.1109/AERO.2013.6496954