Accession Number : ADA288328

Title :   A New Methodology for Assessing Multilayer Missile Defense Options,

Corporate Author : RAND CORP SANTA MONICA CA

Personal Author(s) : Larson, Eric V. ; Kent, Glenn A.

PDF Url : ADA288328

Report Date : 1994

Pagination or Media Count : 83

Abstract : Iraqi Saud missile attacks during the Persian Gulf War dramatized U.S. vulnerability to theater ballistic (and potentially, cruise) missiles and illustrated all too clearly the threat of large-scale casualties to U.S. and allied forces posed proliferating weapons of mass destruction around the world. The presence of these weapons could serve as a strong deterrent on U.S. actions, and could serve result in constraining U.S. forces from achieving their objectives in regional

Descriptors :   *GUIDED MISSILES, WEAPONS, METHODOLOGY, WARFARE, IRAQ, THEATER LEVEL OPERATIONS, DEFENSE SYSTEMS, PERSIAN GULF, WEAPON SYSTEMS, LAYERS, MASS, ATTACK, DESTRUCTION, POLITICAL ALLIANCES, VULNERABILITY.

Subject Categories : Guided Missiles
      Logistics, Military Facilities and Supplies

Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE