Accession Number:

ADA263058

Title:

Theater Missile Defense Program: Funding and Personnel Requirements Are Not Fully Defined

Descriptive Note:

Corporate Author:

GENERAL ACCOUNTING OFFICE WASHINGTON DC NATIONAL SECURITY AND INTERNATIONAL AFFAIRS DIV

Personal Author(s):

Report Date:

1992-12-01

Pagination or Media Count:

15.0

Abstract:

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.

Subject Categories:

  • Antimissile Defense Systems

Distribution Statement:

APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE