Accession Number : ADA268474


Title :   Small ICBM Area Narrowing Report. Executive Summary


Descriptive Note : Summary rept.


Corporate Author : DEPARTMENT OF THE AIR FORCE WASHINGTON DC


Full Text : https://apps.dtic.mil/dtic/tr/fulltext/u2/a268474.pdf


Report Date : Jan 1986


Pagination or Media Count : 18


Abstract : This Area Narrowing Report Summarizes the results of the Comprehensive Siting Analysis Process for the Hard Mobile Launcher in Random Movement, Hard Mobile Launcher at Minuteman Facilities, and Hard Silo in Patterned Array basing modes of the Small Intercontinental Ballistic Missile (ICBM) system. Specifically, this report provides an overview of the system description; discusses technical, operational, legal, and policy siting criteria; describes the rationale and process for elimination of potential locations; and identifies potential locations for each basing mode that remain under consideration for deployment of the system.


Descriptors :   *STRATEGIC DEFENSE INITIATIVE , COMMAND CONTROL COMMUNICATIONS , INTERNATIONAL POLITICS , GUIDED MISSILE SILOS , ENVIRONMENTAL IMPACT , ARMS CONTROL


Subject Categories : Antimissile Defense Systems


Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE