Accession Number : ADA266222

Title :   The Strategic Environmental Research and Development Program: A New Paradigm for Space, the Environment, and National Security.

Descriptive Note : Individual study project,

Corporate Author : ARMY WAR COLL CARLISLE BARRACKS PA

Personal Author(s) : Suermann, Thomas C.

Report Date : 17 MAR 1993

Pagination or Media Count : 44

Abstract : Future U.S. national security objectives will encompass a broader range of technological systems and applications than they have in the past. Dual-use technologies will be vitally important to maintaining U.S. leadership in the world community, in space-based security, and in global environmental security and stewardship. The Strategic Environmental Research and Development Program (SERDP), as well as NASA's emerging. Mission-To-Planet-Earth Program, individually and collectively offer national ways of leveraging technology. They will provide mutually reinforcing endeavors which will enhance our national security. This study focuses on the benefits of using space technology applications within these programs to enhance military and environmental security. It is an attempt to define part of the peace dividend which is emerging from the end of the Cold War and it offers some recommendations for improving dual-technology synergism in augmenting national military security and environmental stewardship.

Descriptors :   *NATIONAL SECURITY, *SPACE TECHNOLOGY, *SYNERGISM, BENEFITS, COLD WAR, COMMUNITIES, GLOBAL, LEADERSHIP, PLANETS, SECURITY, SPACE BASED.

Subject Categories : Government and Political Science
      Ground Support Sys & Facil For Space Vehicles

Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE