Exoatmospheric Reentry Vehicle Interception System (ERIS)
STRATEGIC DEFENSE INITIATIVE ORGANIZATION WASHINGTON DC
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The Strategic Defense Initiative Organization SDIO and its proponents plan to conduct DemonstrationValidation tests of the ERIS technology. These tests will demonstrate the ability of the technology to perform the required tasks, and validate a future decision whether to proceed with Full-Scale Development. DemonstrationValidation tests would be conducted at the Arnold Engineering Development Center, National Test Facility, Nevada Test Site, Harry Diamond Laboratories, Vandenberg Air Force BaseWestern Test Range, U.S. Army Kwajalein Atoll, U.S. Naval Pacific Missile Range at Barking Sands, and contractor facilities. Tests would include analyses, simulations, componentassembly tests, and flight tests. This document addresses the potential environmental consequences of the DemonstrationValidation testing of the ERIS technology. Keywords Environmental impact Test facilities.
- Test Facilities, Equipment and Methods
- Antimissile Defense Systems