A miniature S-band transceiver downlinks spacecraft and mission data at one megabit per second.
What does MD stand for?
MD stands for Mission Data
This definition appears very frequently and is found in the following Acronym Finder categories:
- Military and Government
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We have 294 other meanings of MD in our Acronym Attic
- Million Dead (band)
- Mine Disc (gaming)
- Mine Disposal
- Mini Disc
- Mini Disk
- Minimum Distance (algorithm)
- Ministria e Drejtësisë (Ministry of Justice, Albania)
- Minor Defect
- Missile Defense
- Missing Data (statistics)
Samples in periodicals archive:
The NPE, which consists of several transmitter units and the mission data unit, both designed and built by ITT, generates and transmits all of the navigation signals for military and civil users and maintains the highly precise timing for navigation performance.
They also will improve mission planning, post-flight analysis and enhance uploading and downloading mission data.
The Mission Data File Validation Facility is based at RAF Waddington in Lincolnshire at the Air Warfare Centre.
In synergy with our intelligence sourcing article It's not what You do, it's how you do it in this issue, Teac offers an upgrade to standard mission debriefing with its PC-based digital Mission Data Debrief Software (MDDS) system, which provides automatic synchronised playback control of digital Mpeg-2 audio/video files.
The GPS-based pods are dual purpose because they operate a legacy Air Combat Maneuvering Instrumentation (ACMI) range, as well as record all mission data.
 With the growing use of these global information communication mechanisms, such as the world wide web or public phone services, and the increased use of network information systems for mission data, the threat of increased non-kinetic attacks is predictable.