Theater Missile Defense Program: Funding and Personnel Requirements Are Not Fully Defined
GENERAL ACCOUNTING OFFICE WASHINGTON DC NATIONAL SECURITY AND INTERNATIONAL AFFAIRS DIV
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In 1990, the Secretary of Defense designated SDIO as the central manager for developing and deploying a theater missile defense capability. As a part of this effort, the Army, with SDIO funding and guidance, is developing five ground-based theater missile defense systems 1 the Theater High Altitude Area Defense THAAD system, 2 the Theater Missile Defense-Ground Based Radar TMD-GBR, 3 the Extended Range Interceptor Technology ERINT, 4 upgrades to the Patroit missile system called Patriot PAC-3, and 5 the Corps Surface-to-Air missile called Corps SAM.
- Antimissile Defense Systems