Accession Number : ADA108625
Title : Environmental Impact Analysis Process. Deployment Area Selection and Land Withdrawal/Acquisition DEIS. Chapter V. Appendices.
Corporate Author : DEPARTMENT OF THE AIR FORCE WASHINGTON DC
Report Date : Dec 1980
Pagination or Media Count : 167
Abstract : This paper describes the process used to select reasonable basing areas for M-X, concentrating on recent evaluations which led to the selection of two potential basing areas of further study. The selection process began in 1977 with consideration of the entire continental United States. This initial work surveyed basing needs, screened possible areas for M-X deployment, and finally identified six potential basing areas for deployment of M-X in Multiple Protective Shelters (MPS). Maps and descriptions of these areas are included in Appendix A. Previous criteria were augmented with military and operational considerations in order to identify which, if any, of the six potential basing areas were unreasonable to pursue.
Descriptors : *LAUNCHING SITES , ENVIRONMENTAL IMPACT , CALIFORNIA , NEW MEXICO , ARIZONA , AIR FORCE FACILITIES , SURFACE TO SURFACE MISSILES , TEXAS , LAND AREAS , COLORADO , UTAH , NEVADA , GUIDED MISSILE SILOS , KANSAS , NEBRASKA
Subject Categories : Guided Missile Launching and Basing Support
Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE