Report of the Army Scientific Advisory Panel AD HOC Group on White Sands Missile Range Instrumentation
ARMY SCIENTIFIC ADVISORY PANEL WASHINGTON DC
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An ad hoc group was convened by the Army Scientific Advisory Panel Executive Committee to review the instrumentation capability at White Sands Missile Range. The terms of reference for the group were The rapid growth and technological change in instrumentation, simulation, and data reduction systems over the past few years dictate an evaluation and an assessment of the current capability at White Sands Missile Range in regard to instrumentation, data handling, and test evaluation capabilities. It is necessary to know whether the system at this facility compares favorably with other systems in the US and whether the US has not just adequate, but fully capable equipment economically to carry out effective testing on present and envisioned weapons systems, particularly such sophisticated systems as SAM-D.
- Guided Missile Launching and Basing Support
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