1c651 Vol.3

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  • 1. 
    (401) What is the operating frequency of electromagnetic radiation waves?
    • A. 

      3 kilohertz to 30 gigahertz.

    • B. 

      3 kilohertz to 300 gigahertz.

    • C. 

      10 kilohertz to 100 gigahertz.

    • D. 

      10 kilohertz to 300 gigahertz.

  • 2. 
    (401) Which type of radio wave can transmit and receive at the same time?
    • A. 

      Single.

    • B. 

      Pulsed.

    • C. 

      Doppler.

    • D. 

      Continuous.

  • 3. 
    (401) Which radar design has the ability to use more than one antenna to steer the signal?
    • A. 

      Mechanical.

    • B. 

      Space-based.

    • C. 

      Phased array.

    • D. 

      Ground-based.

  • 4. 
    (401) Which radar design uses the flight path of aircraft and can generate high-resolution remote sensing imagery?
    • A. 

      Mechanical.

    • B. 

      Space-based.

    • C. 

      Ground-based.

    • D. 

      Synthetic aperture radar.

  • 5. 
    (401) Which element is an uninteresting target to radar operators, and would be considered interference?
    • A. 

      Houses.

    • B. 

      Churches.

    • C. 

      Meteor trails.

    • D. 

      Orbiting debris.

  • 6. 
    (401) Which type of radar is typically used on sea-based platforms for Ballistic Missile Defense?
    • A. 

      Aegis.

    • B. 

      AN/TPY–2.

    • C. 

      AN/FPS–85.

    • D. 

      AN/FPS–123.

  • 7. 
    (402) Which type of space surveillance sensor is only tasked with collecting space surveillance observations?
    • A. 

      Directed.

    • B. 

      Collateral.

    • C. 

      Dedicated.

    • D. 

      Contributing.

  • 8. 
    (402) Which type of space surveillance sensor can provide space surveillance observations, but is not under United States Strategic Command (USSTRATCOM) control?
    • A. 

      Directed.

    • B. 

      Collateral.

    • C. 

      Dedicated.

    • D. 

      Contributing.

  • 9. 
    (402) Which architecture is designed to stop and destroy warheads before they can reach their targets?
    • A. 

      Early Warning System.

    • B. 

      Missile Defense System.

    • C. 

      Synthetic Aperture Radar.

    • D. 

      Ballistic Missile Defense System.

  • 10. 
    (402) What primary mission does Beale, AFB, RAF, and the Fylingdales sensors sites all have in common?
    • A. 

      Missile Defense and Space Control.

    • B. 

      Missile Warning and Missile Defense.

    • C. 

      Space Surveillance and Space Control.

    • D. 

      Missile Warning and Space Surveillance.

  • 11. 
    (402) Which sensor is not an Upgrade Early Warning Sensor, but does has a primary mission of missile warning?
    • A. 

      Eglin.

    • B. 

      Thule.

    • C. 

      Cavalier.

    • D. 

      Fylingdales.

  • 12. 
    (402) Which type of radar uses electro-optical and infrared imagery to see through clouds and fog?
    • A. 

      AN/FPS–85.

    • B. 

      Space-based.

    • C. 

      Phased-array.

    • D. 

      Synthetic Aperture.

  • 13. 
    (402) Identify the main disadvantage for mechanical radars?
    • A. 

      Beam steering.

    • B. 

      Tracks one object at a time.

    • C. 

      Can track only near-Earth objects.

    • D. 

      Have to move the radar to search for objects.

  • 14. 
    (403) How many observations can be transmitted daily by the only dedicated sensor in the Space Surveillance Network?
    • A. 

      Up to 3,000.

    • B. 

      Up to 30,000.

    • C. 

      Up to 40,000.

    • D. 

      Over 40,000.

  • 15. 
    (403) Which PAVE Phased Array Warning System (PAVE PAWS) sensor performs space surveillance as its secondary mission?
    • A. 

      2nd Space Warning Squadron.

    • B. 

      6th Space Warning Squadron.

    • C. 

      11th Space Warning Squadron.

    • D. 

      137th Space Warning Squadron.

  • 16. 
    (403) Which crew position for the Space Based Infrared System (SBIRS) mission has two enlisted personnel assigned to manage strategic missile warning?
    • A. 

      Systems Crew Chief.

    • B. 

      Data Systems Operation.

    • C. 

      Satellite Systems Operator.

    • D. 

      Strategic/Theater Mission Crew Chief.

  • 17. 
    (403) What is the average visual magnitude level that an optical sensor can detect in the night sky?
    • A. 

      12th visual magnitude star.

    • B. 

      13th visual magnitude star.

    • C. 

      14th visual magnitude star.

    • D. 

      16th visual magnitude star.

  • 18. 
    (403) The ground-based electro-optical sensor that is located in New Mexico is
    • A. 

      Detachment 1, 21 OG.

    • B. 

      Detachment 2, 21 OG.

    • C. 

      Detachment 3, 21 OG.

    • D. 

      Detachment 4, 21 OG.

  • 19. 
    (403) Which ground-based electro-optical sensor is located at 10,000 feet elevation?
    • A. 

      Detachment 1, 21 OG.

    • B. 

      Detachment 2, 21 OG.

    • C. 

      Detachment 3, 21 OG.

    • D. 

      Detachment 4, 21 OG.

  • 20. 
    (403) How does the 20th Space Control Squadron prevent unscheduled outages from happening?
    • A. 

      Performing Critical Maintenance.

    • B. 

      Performing Corrective Maintenance.

    • C. 

      Performing Emergency Maintenance.

    • D. 

      Performing Preventative Maintenance.

  • 21. 
    (403) Which fixed action will the 10th Space Warning Squadron crew members initiate when the power goes out?
    • A. 

      Performing Critical Maintenance.

    • B. 

      Performing Corrective Maintenance.

    • C. 

      Performing Emergency Maintenance.

    • D. 

      Performing Preventative Maintenance.

  • 22. 
    (403) Which section of the satellite catalog describes the sequential order in which the satellite was discovered or launched in space?
    • A. 

      Satellite Control Center number.

    • B. 

      Basic orbital parameters.

    • C. 

      International Designator.

    • D. 

      Common name.

  • 23. 
    (403) Identify a tracked object with a radar cross section less than 1 square meter tagged as if the system has never tracked it.
    • A. 

      Lost uncorrelated target.

    • B. 

      New uncorrelated target.

    • C. 

      Significant uncorrelated target.

    • D. 

      Non-significant uncorrelated target.

  • 24. 
    (403) Identify the function of the Space Defense Operations Center provides algorithms that predict orbital events.
    • A. 

      Infrastructures.

    • B. 

      Launch processing.

    • C. 

      Catalog maintenance.

    • D. 

      Astrodynamics mathematics.

  • 25. 
    (403) Identify the function of the Joint Space Operations Center (JSpOC) Mission System that provides an accurate space operating picture.
    • A. 

      Joint force support.

    • B. 

      Launch reentry support.

    • C. 

      Spectrum characterization.

    • D. 

      Space Object Identification.

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