Feedsee Satellites : Alternative Infrared Satellite System - AIRSS : Strategic and tactical missile warning and defense
General Dynamics was chosen by the U.S. Air Force Space and Missile Systems Center to support research and development on the Alternative Infrared Satellite System (AIRSS). The company will perform system requirements reviews, system design reviews, and solution refinements to define alternatives to the Space Based Infrared High (SBIRS-High) GEO-3 satellite program. The AIRSS program will provide strategic and tactical missile warning and missile defense beginning in 2015. The company will evaluate space and ground system integration approaches for geosynchronous and highly elliptical orbit applications. Raytheon Space and Airborne Systems, Raytheon Intelligence and Information Systems, and Northrop Grumman Electronic Systems are teaming.