Accession Number : ADA310979

Title :   The ABM Treaty and National Ballistic Missile Defense Opportunities.

Descriptive Note : Final rept.,

Corporate Author : NYLAND ENTERPRISES IDAHO SPRINGS CO

Personal Author(s) : Nyland, F. S.

PDF Url : ADA310979

Report Date : MAY 1996

Pagination or Media Count : 30

Abstract : This report provides an examination of the potential capabilities of ballistic missile defense systems that comply with the ABM Treaty, Methods of analyzing the effects and consequences of various doctrines for allocating interceptors are derived. Attacks by Russia, China, or third world nations are considered. Limited missile defense systems with up to 100 interceptors based at one site, given that they meet certain performance goals, could be used to counter threats envisioned in the post cold-war world.

Descriptors :   *ANTIMISSILE DEFENSE SYSTEMS, GUIDED MISSILES, DEFENSE SYSTEMS, THREATS, SITES, ATTACK, ALLOCATIONS, DECOYS, RUSSIA, TREATIES, GUIDED MISSILE DEFENSE SYSTEMS, INTERCEPTORS, COUNTERMEASURES, CHINA.

Subject Categories : Antimissile Defense Systems

Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE