Accession Number:

ADA371320

Title:

Acquisition of the Theater High Altitude Area Defense Program.

Descriptive Note:

Audit rept.,

Corporate Author:

INSPECTOR GENERAL DEPT OF DEFENSE ARLINGTON VA

Report Date:

1995-10-23

Pagination or Media Count:

41.0

Abstract:

The Theater High Altitude Area Defense System is the upper tier of the Armys two-tiered theater ballistic missile defense plan. With the lower tier Patriot system, the Theater High Altitude Area Defense systems are being designed to negate theater ballistic missiles at long range and high altitudes. Its long-range intercept capability will help protect broad areas, dispersed assets, and population centers against theater ballistic missile attacks. The program is budgeted by the Ballistic Missile Defense Organization and executed by the Army. The Ballistic Missile Defense Organization plans to acquire 80 launchers 1,319 intercept missiles and 14 fire-control radar sensors and battle managementcommand, control, communication, and intelligence tactical operating centers at a cost exceeding 10 billion then-year dollars.

Subject Categories:

  • Economics and Cost Analysis
  • Antimissile Defense Systems

Distribution Statement:

APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE