Proceedings of the SPIE Defense + Commercial Sensing (SPIE DCS)
April 2016


Intelligence, Surveillance, and Reconnaissance (ISR) systems have been in use for thousands of years. Technology and CONOPS have continually evolved and morphed to meet ever‐changing information needs and adversaries. Funding sources, constraints and procurement philosophies have also evolved, requiring cost‐effective innovation to field marketable products which maximize the effectiveness of the Tasking, Capture, Processing, Exploitation, and Dissemination (TCPED) information chain. This paper describes the TCPED information chain and the evolution of ISR (past, present, and future)….Read more

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