Strategic Defense in Transition.
Local PDF: ADA344681.pdf
AD Number: ADA344681
Subject Categories: ANTIMISSILE DEFENSE SYSTEMS
MILITARY OPERATIONS, STRATEGY AND TACTICS
Corporate Author: LOS ALAMOS NATIONAL LAB NM
Title: Strategic Defense in Transition.
Personal Authors: Canavan, Gregory H.
Report Date: 01 OCT 1988
Pages: 21 PAGES
Report Number: LA-11375-MS, DE89-002099
Contract Number: W-7405-ENG-36
Monitor Acronym: XF
Monitor Series: XD
Descriptors: *DEFENSE SYSTEMS, *ANTIMISSILE DEFENSE SYSTEMS, NUCLEAR WEAPONS,
GUIDED MISSILES, MILITARY STRATEGY, ATTACK, TRACKING, ARTIFICIAL SATELLITES,
LAUNCHING, INTERCEPTORS, SURFACE TO SURFACE MISSILES, WARNING SYSTEMS,
Identifiers: BMDO COLLECTION, U02237, MISSILE PROLIFERATION, ACCIDENT LAUNCH,
THREAT RESEARCH TECHNOLOGY
Abstract: Possible objectives and programs for strategic defense include third-
country, accidental, or unauthorized launches; limited attacks; initial military
threats; and defense of values. Their essential features, technologies, and
developmental programs are reviewed with the goal of identifying a path that
would benefit from their commonalities.
Limitation Code: APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE
Source Code: 211350
Citation Creation Date: 03 JUN 1998