Accession Number:

ADA237381

Title:

Air Defense Initiative Air-to-Air Engagement Analysis. Volume 1. Problem Definition, Solution Formation, Illustrative Results and Recommendations

Descriptive Note:

Final rept. 31 Jan 90-8 Mar 91,

Corporate Author:

SYNETICS CORP WAKEFIELD MA

Report Date:

1991-03-08

Pagination or Media Count:

72.0

Abstract:

This document presents the final results of an analysis of the effectiveness of a U.S. interceptor long-range defense force to defend against the cruise missile threat in the 2005 time frame. Contract effort focused on two related issues formulation of the problem to permit examination of advanced surveillance and communication technology potentially defining a cooperative engagement concept, and a top-down approach to architecture modeling of the current and emerging generation air-to-air missiles. Preliminary results using unclassified data validate the approach.

Subject Categories:

  • Aircraft
  • Antimissile Defense Systems
  • Air- and Space-Launched Guided Missiles

Distribution Statement:

APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE