Accession Number:

ADA339517

Title:

SDI (Strategic Defense Initiative) Technology, Survivability and Software.

Descriptive Note:

Corporate Author:

OFFICE OF TECHNOLOGY ASSESSMENT WASHINGTON DC

Personal Author(s):

Report Date:

1988-05-01

Pagination or Media Count:

291.0

Abstract:

This report reviews the status of the various SDI technologies and system components. It analyzes the feasibility of producing dependable software of the complexity that advanced BMD systems would require. Finally, it summarizes what is now known--and unknown--about the probable survivability of such systems against concerted enemy attacks of various kinds.

Subject Categories:

  • Computer Programming and Software
  • Antimissile Defense Systems

Distribution Statement:

APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE