Trends of Combat Missile Systems for Monitoring the World’s Oceans

Okovancev A. N., Kalinov M. I.

The paper substantiates the desirability and feasibility of use of combat missile systems for small spacecraft to monitor the World’s ocean. The possibility of small spacecraft application for solving complex scientific and applied problems due to the current level of development of electronics and other fields of science and technology is shown. The perspective of use of converted ballistic missiles being removed from combat duty as launch vehicles is considered.

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