Accession Number : ADA259239


Title :   The Balanced Technology Initiative: Annual Report to Congress. Volume 2. BTI Projects Status Reports.


Descriptive Note : Final rept. for FY 1992,


Corporate Author : OFFICE OF THE UNDER SECRETARY OF DEFENSE RESEARCH AND ENGINEERING WASHINGTON DC


Personal Author(s) : Transue, John R ; Hansult, Charles C


Full Text : https://apps.dtic.mil/dtic/tr/fulltext/u2/a259239.pdf


Report Date : 18 Jun 1992


Pagination or Media Count : 101


Abstract : The Balanced Technology Initiative (BTI) is a program started by the 99th Congress to enable the DoD to correct gaps in U.S. conventional warfighting capabilities. The BTI program seeks quantum jumps in capabilities, not evolutionary improvements, and strives to realize these jumps by applying advanced technology. This is an edited version of the BTI Project Status Reports which were provided to Congress as part of the annual report. In the past year, the program has achieved several noteworthy milestones and successes. The report summarizes the operational utility, technical approach, progress to date, and planned activities for 17 BTI projects. The projects fall under the broad categories of: Advanced Armament, Target Acquisition, Battle Management- C3I smart Weapons, and High Power Microwaves.


Descriptors :   *CONGRESS , *COMBAT READINESS , *REPORTS , *CONVENTIONAL WARFARE , *WEAPON SYSTEM EFFECTIVENESS , WEAPONS , HIGH POWER , DEFICIENCIES , BATTLES , APPROACH , CORRECTIONS , SMART WEAPONS , POWER , MICROWAVES , TARGETS , TARGET ACQUISITION , MANAGEMENT , ACQUISITION , VOLUME


Subject Categories : Government and Political Science
      Military Operations, Strategy and Tactics


Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE