Accession Number:

ADA409827

Title:

Acquisition of the Synthetic Aperture Radar/Moving Target Indicator

Descriptive Note:

Corporate Author:

OFFICE OF THE ASSISTANT INSPECTOR GENERAL FOR AUDIT (DOD) ARLINGTON VA SYSTEMS AND LOGISTICS

Personal Author(s):

Report Date:

2003-01-31

Pagination or Media Count:

15.0

Abstract:

Those who are specifically involved in the management, support, and oversight of the Synthetic Aperture RadarMoving Target Indicator SARMTI should read this report because it discusses why the SARMTI program was halted and pending program actions The SARMTI is an Army acquisition category III program. SARMTI, when installed on the Tactical Unmanned Aerial Vehicle TUAV, is to provide imaging of stationary targets and detection of moving targets, resulting in the tactical commander having increased situational awareness during periods of adverse weather and through battlefield obseurants The Army estimates that total life-cycle costs would exceed 100 million for acquiring, operating, and maintaining 86 SARMTI systems.

Subject Categories:

  • Administration and Management
  • Active and Passive Radar Detection and Equipment

Distribution Statement:

APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE