Accession Number:

ADA361676

Title:

Defense Acquisitions: DoD Efforts to Develop Laser Weapons for Theater Defense.

Descriptive Note:

Corporate Author:

GENERAL ACCOUNTING OFFICE WASHINGTON DC NATIONAL SECURITY AND INTERNATIONAL AFFAIRS DIV

Personal Author(s):

Report Date:

1999-03-01

Pagination or Media Count:

45.0

Abstract:

This document reviews Department of Defense programs to develop laser weapons for missile defense. It identifies what laser weapons are being considered for missile defense and the coordination among the program offices developing the systems determine the current status and cost of each system and identify the technical challenges each system faces.

Subject Categories:

  • Economics and Cost Analysis
  • Defense Systems
  • Guided Missiles
  • Directed Energy Weapons

Distribution Statement:

APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE