Accession Number : ADA266914


Title :   Fighting the Anti-Ballistic Missile Campaign from the Theater Commander's Perspective


Descriptive Note : Final rept.,


Corporate Author : NAVAL WAR COLL NEWPORT RI DEPT OF OPERATIONS


Personal Author(s) : Hammerer, John J , Jr


Full Text : https://apps.dtic.mil/dtic/tr/fulltext/u2/a266914.pdf


Report Date : 17 Jun 1993


Pagination or Media Count : 27


Abstract : The maintenance of regional order will require Theater commanders-in- chief to plan flexibly and comprehensively to defeat an emerging tactical ballistic missile threat. The history of tactical ballistic missile use in warfare and the resulting strategic implications are reviewed. Possibilities for developing new approaches to countering the employment of tactical ballistic missiles are proposed. This discussion centers on conceptual issues and explores initiatives worthy of further study. This paper introduces a phased flexible deterrent strategy which includes cooperation with other departments of the government, revised national and theater strategies, modifications of the current theater commander-in-chief's staff organization and use of apportioned forces....Anti-Tactical Ballistic Missile Defense, ATBM


Descriptors :   *APPROACH , MAINTENANCE , GUIDED MISSILES , WARFARE , ORGANIZATIONS , STRATEGY , EMPLOYMENT , THREATS , MODIFICATION , HISTORY , BALLISTICS , COOPERATION , PAPER


Subject Categories : Ballistics


Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE