Accession Number : ADA263058


Title :   Theater Missile Defense Program: Funding and Personnel Requirements Are Not Fully Defined


Corporate Author : GENERAL ACCOUNTING OFFICE WASHINGTON DC NATIONAL SECURITY AND INTERNATIONAL AFFAIRS DIV


Full Text : https://apps.dtic.mil/dtic/tr/fulltext/u2/a263058.pdf


Report Date : Dec 1992


Pagination or Media Count : 15


Abstract : In 1990, the Secretary of Defense designated SDIO as the central manager for developing and deploying a theater missile defense capability. As a part of this effort, the Army, with SDIO funding and guidance, is developing five ground-based theater missile defense systems: (1) the Theater High Altitude Area Defense (THAAD) system, (2) the Theater Missile Defense-Ground Based Radar (TMD-GBR), (3) the Extended Range Interceptor Technology (ERINT), (4) upgrades to the Patroit missile system (called 'Patriot PAC-3'), and (5) the Corps Surface-to-Air missile (called 'Corps SAM').


Descriptors :   *STRATEGIC DEFENSE INITIATIVE , GUIDED MISSILES , THEATER LEVEL OPERATIONS , ARMY PLANNING , DEFENSE SYSTEMS


Subject Categories : Antimissile Defense Systems


Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE