Accession Number:

ADA350188

Title:

United States European Command Theater Missile Defense Coordination Cell.

Descriptive Note:

Master's thesis 4 Aug 97-5 Jun 98,

Corporate Author:

ARMY COMMAND AND GENERAL STAFF COLL FORT LEAVENWORTH KS

Personal Author(s):

Report Date:

1998-06-05

Pagination or Media Count:

100.0

Abstract:

This study analyzes the centralized operations and intelligence fusion functions in an equipment system known as the United States European Commands Theater Missile Defense Coordination Cell. Under the Ballistic Missile Defense Organization Commander in Chief Assessment Program, U.S. European Command developed the Theater Missile Defense Coordination Cell to help in the fusion of centralized operations and intelligence information. The Theater Missile Defense Coordination Cell facilitates the activities of Passive Defense, Active Defense, Attack Operations. and the C4I that integrates procedures, voice and data communications, processing equipment, as well as supporting intelligence and targeting. This study examines U.S. European Commands Theater Missile Defense Coordination Cell to answer the primary question Is the U.S. European Command Theater Missile Defense Coordination Cell an important vehicle to exploit new technologies in countering the theater ballistic missile threat The study concludes that no single service or nation possesses all the necessary assets to counter the theater ballistic missile threat. The Theater Missile Defense Coordination Cell and the funding program from Ballistic Missile Defense Organization Commander in Chief Assessment Program provide a valuable vehicle to test and leverage new technologies in countering the theater missile threat.

Subject Categories:

  • Defense Systems
  • Military Operations, Strategy and Tactics

Distribution Statement:

APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE