This second edition is updated to cover the last 12 years of satellite development, with much additional information on the next-generation program, the Space-Based Infrared System (SBIRS), from the late 1990s through the present.
What does SBIRS stand for?
SBIRS stands for Space-Based Infrared System
This definition appears very frequently and is found in the following Acronym Finder categories:
- Military and Government
- Science, medicine, engineering, etc.
See other definitions of SBIRS
We have 2 other meanings of SBIRS in our Acronym Attic
- Site Backsurface-referenced Ideal Plane/Range (silicon wafers)
- Small Business Incentive Research
- Small Business Innovation Research (program/grant)
- Small Business Interest Rate (finance)
- Space Based Infra-Red
- Speaker-Boundary Interference Response (acoustics)
- Standards Based Internet Resource Guide (Chicago Public Schools)
- Small Business Innovation Research Initiative
- Small Business Innovation Research Program
- Space Based Infra-Red Surveillance
- Space Based Infrared System High orbit (DISA)
- Space Based Infrared System Low orbit (DISA)
- Space Based Infrared System Systems Engineering Integration and Test
- Space-Based Infrared Surveillance-Low Orbit
- Screening, Brief Intervention, Referral and Treatment (Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration)
- Small Business Impact Statement (various governments)
- Small Business Internet Services (Minnesota)
- Sociedade Brasileira de Informática em Saúde
- Stanford-Binet Intelligence Scale (intelligence testing)
- Sustainable Building Information System
Samples in periodicals archive:
The second US Air Force Space-Based Infrared System (Sbirs) satellite (Geo-2) built by Lockheed Martin has successfully completed acoustic testing that simulates the maximum sound and vibration experienced during satellite launch.
3 million to help develop a space-based infrared system for the Air Force.
Arnold was the program executive officer for Air Force space, responsible for the following: Air Force Satellite Control Network; space lift ranges; launch programs; the Evolved Expendable Launch Vehicle Program; the Space-Based Infrared System Program; military satellite communication programs; Navstar Global Positioning System programs; intercontinental ballistic missile programs; Defense Meteorological Satellite Program; as well as other emerging transformational space programs, such as space-based radar.
I applaud the SBIRS program office on their efforts to develop and field the Space-Based Infrared System as the follow-on to DSP.