Strategic Defense Initiative Program

controls needed over construction and operational support funds : report to the Secretary of Defense by United States. General Accounting Office

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StatementUnited States General Accounting Office.
LC ClassificationsUG743 .U57 1986
The Physical Object
Pagination45 p. ;
Number of Pages45
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Open LibraryOL2345630M
LC Control Number86603091

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Pursuant to a congressional request, GAO provided information on the accuracy of Strategic Defense Initiative Organization's (SDIO) claims concerning flight test found that the: (1) Kinetic Kill Vehicle Integrated Technology Experiment (KITE) utilizes a shroud to protect the optical window sensor at the missile's front; (2) Army Strategic Defense Command . Lieutenant General James A. Abrahamson is director of the Strategic Defense Initiative Organization, Office of the Secretary of Defense, Washington, D.C. He is responsible to the president and the secretary of defense for managing, directing and selecting.   Thus the president introduced the Strategic Defense Initiative, “a comprehensive, layered ballistic missile defense program,” to the world. Thirty-five years later, the United States, despite. The project was called the Strategic Defense Initiative, but Democrats and their media cheerleaders mocked it as “Star Wars,” its announcement coming, as it .

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Strategic Defense Initiative Program: Expert's Views on Dod's Organizational Options and Plans for SDI Technical Support: Nsiad Paperback – by U. Government Accountability Office ((Creator)Format: Paperback.

Overview Strategic Defense Initiative examines developments in the technologies currently being researched under SDI. The OTA does not repeat the work of its earlier reports but gives special attention to filling in gaps in those reports and to describing technical progress made in the intervening period.

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Congress. House. Committee on Armed Services. The Strategic Defense Initiative (SDI) was a proposed missile defense system intended to protect the United States from attack by ballistic strategic nuclear weapons (intercontinental ballistic missiles and submarine-launched ballistic missiles).The concept was first announced publicly by President Ronald Reagan on Ma Reagan was a vocal critic of the Jurisdiction: Federal government of the United States.

Strategic Defense Initiative. Written By: Strategic Defense Initiative (SDI), byname Star Wars, proposed U.S. strategic defensive system against potential nuclear attacks—as originally conceived, from the Soviet Union.

The SDI was first proposed by President Ronald Reagan in a nationwide television address on Ma   Declaring the US was lagging the Soviet Union in the nuclear arms race, President Ronald Reagan launched the wildly ambitious Strategic Defense Initiative to render Soviet ballistic missiles Author: Joe Gould.

Includes funding for the development and procurement of tactical and strategic ballistic missile defense weapons and systems. This category,includes increased funding to continue the Missile Defeat and Defense Engagement (MDDE) initiative, which was included in the FY Budget Amendment (Division Strategic Defense Initiative Program book, P.

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In response to a congressional request, GAO reviewed selected aspects of the Strategic Defense Initiative Organization's (SDIO) Space-Based Chemical Laser (SBCL) Research Program Strategic Defense Initiative Program: Zenith Star Space-Based Chemical Laser Experiment: NSIAD U.S. Government Accountability Office (G:.

Strategic Defense Initiative Facts - 7: Inthe Strategic Defense Initiative Organization (SDIO) was established to oversee the program and to develop a space-based missile defense system. Strategic Defense Initiative Facts - 8: In order to make the Soviets feel less threatened, President Reagan promised to share the technology developed.

Reviews and assesses the Reagan Administration's so-called 'Star Wars' program or Strategic Defense Initiative (SDI). Includes an Appendix: SDI and Public Opinion, 25 Tables, and 26 Figures.

From inside the book. Description: This study examines the Strategic Defense Initiative and arms control policies during the Reagan administration. The author analyzes the origins and development of the program, the technological challenges it presented to the strategic community, and how it affected relations with NATO allies and the Soviet Union.

Abstract. Examining the implications for the Western alliance, this volume seeks to evaluate SDI as a means of preventing nuclear war.

Of paramount significance to Western security is the Soviet military reaction to the Strategic Defense Initiative and the European interpretation of. On Ma in a televised address to the nation, U.S.

President Ronald Reagan announced his intention to embark upon groundbreaking research into a national defense system that could make nuclear weapons obsolete. The research took a number of forms which collectively were called the Strategic Defense Initiative, or SDI.

It was a plan that read like science fiction: A system armed with an array of space-based X-ray lasers would detect and deflect any nukes headed toward the United States.

President Ronald Reagan. Strategic Defense Initiative (SDI), former U.S. government program responsible for research and development of a space-based system to defend the nation from attack by strategic ballistic missiles (see guided missile).

Strategic Defense Initiative (SDI), former U.S. government program responsible for research and development of a space-based system to defend the nation from attack by strategic ballistic missiles (see guided missile guided missile, self-propelled, unmanned space or air vehicle carrying an explosive warhead.

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General Accounting Office.]. The Strategic Defense Initiative was eventually abandoned, and after a few years, it was nothing other than a short chapter in history books. With bold intentions, the Star Wars program was hopeful of a revolutionary defense system, a system which was said to be nearly impenetrable.

Yet with political pressure, both domestic and international, combined with budgetary conflicts. The response was the Strategic Defense Initiative, a plan that would put in place a system of satellites to shoot ICBMs out of the sky as a nuclear deterrent from above.

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The Strategic Defense Initiative, or “Star Wars,” is over thirty years old. SDI has never, despite the intentions of several presidents, provided the. The Strategic Defense Initiative: The Development of an Armaments Programme (Cambridge Studies in International Relations Book 23) eBook: Reiss, Edward: : Kindle StoreAuthor: Edward Reiss.

Robert Bowman, the former director of the Air Force Advanced Space Programs Development, spoke to the League of Women Voters on the Strategic Defense Initiative. Bowman first explained the. Rear Admiral Joseph Caldwell Wylie, Jr., USN, (March 3, January 1, ) (called "J.

C." Wylie or "Bill" Wylie), was an American strategic theorist, author, and US Naval officer. Wylie is best known for writing Military Strategy: A General Theory of Power Control.4/5. The Strategic Defense Initiative analysts, and those elsewhere in the Pentagon, say their studies are more sophisticated that those of non-Administration analysts and are based on more complete.

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Strategic Defense Initiative and National Missile Defense LARRY GILMAN Since the advent of ballistic missiles at the end of World War II, the United States has considered several anti-ballistic missile (ABM) systems designed to defend against attack by intercontinental ballistic missiles (ICBMs) or, more recently, by shorter-range ballistic missiles.Abstract.

The Directive reissues DoD DirectiveFebruand establishes, pursuant to the authority vested in the Secretary of Defense under Ti United States Code, and National Security Decision DirectiveJanuary 6,the Strategic Defense Initiative Organization as an agency of the Department of Defense with responsibilities, functions.

To advance a bit this process of replacing heat with light on nuclear issues in general and "Star Wars" in particular, the World Affairs Council of Philadelphia undertook the project "Strategic Defense and American Security," which this book completes.