Accession Number : ADB057171

Title :   Erectable, Long-Range, Trans- or Postattack C3 and Future MAP Missile Basing.

Descriptive Note : Final rept.,

Corporate Author : R AND D ASSOCIATES MARINA DEL REY CA

Personal Author(s) : Gabbard, C. B. ; Hodson, W. T.

Report Date : MAR 1981

Pagination or Media Count : 65

Abstract : This short paper is intended to outline issues that bear on the technical feasibility and operational utility of incorporating an erectable, long-range C3 capability into a future MAP missile system. Selected mission needs and candidate communications payloads are discussed. Threat and operational issues for several missile-launched payload options are outlined and discussed. Finally, concepts worthy of future study are recommended.

Descriptors :   *COMMUNICATIONS NETWORKS, *GUIDED MISSILES, MILITARY REQUIREMENTS, ELECTRONIC COUNTERMEASURES, THREATS, PAYLOAD, POSTATTACK OPERATIONS, APOGEE, PARACHUTES, BALLOONS, LOW ALTITUDE, ARTIFICIAL SATELLITES, COMMAND AND CONTROL SYSTEMS, COMMUNICATION AND RADIO SYSTEMS.

Subject Categories : Guided Missiles
      Command, Control and Communications Systems

Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE