Military Satellite Communications

Course #SS3613

Est.imated Completion Time: 3 months


MILSATCOM mission analysis, systems design, and applications. This course will cover requirements, tactical employment, system architectures, satellite design and performance, terminal design and performance, associated information systems, link budget calculations, telemetry and control and IO/IW implications. The student will be expected to create SATCOM solutions for Navy and Marine scenarios. U.S. Citizen, Classification: FOUO

Included in degrees & certificates

  • 273
  • 298
  • 608
  • 738


  • SS3011

Other Information

International personnel are not eligible to take SS3613. SS3610 is available as an alternative.

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Application Deadlines

  •  08 Jan 2024

    Spring Quarter applications due

  •  01 Apr 2024

    Summer Quarter applications due

  •  08 Jul 2024

    Fall Quarter applications due

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Academic Calendar

  •  09 Oct 2023

    Columbus Day (holiday)

  •  24 Oct 2023

    Shift day: treat as Friday class schedule

  •  10 Nov 2023

    Veteran's Day (holiday)

See NPS Academic Calendar for more dates.