Accession Number : ADA338857
Title : Laser Countermeasure Impacts and Penalties
Corporate Author : LOS ALAMOS NATIONAL LAB NM
Personal Author(s) : Canavan, Gregory H.
PDF Url : ADA338857
Report Date : 01 APR 1988
Pagination or Media Count : 28
Abstract : Countermeasures could determine the ultimate effectiveness of directed energy weapons. This report discusses shielding and spinning boosters, the countermeasures specific to lasers, and provides an overall assessment of their impact, which is modest.
Descriptors : *DIRECTED ENERGY WEAPONS, *LASER COUNTERMEASURES, *INTERCONTINENTAL BALLISTIC MISSILES, PAYLOAD, GUIDED MISSILE TRAJECTORIES, THREAT EVALUATION, STRATEGIC WEAPONS, BOOSTER ROCKET ENGINES, OPTICAL COUNTER COUNTERMEASURES.
Subject Categories : Optical Countermeasures
Directed Energy Weapons
Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE