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Strategic Defense Initiative program

United States. General Accounting Office

Strategic Defense Initiative program

information on contracting and other activities : fact sheet for the Chairman and the ranking minority member, Subcommittee on Oversight of Government Management, Committee on Governmental Affairs, United States Senate

by United States. General Accounting Office

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Published by The Office in Washington, D.C .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Strategic Defense Initiative,
  • Research and development contracts -- United States,
  • Ballistic missile defenses -- Research -- United States

  • Edition Notes

    StatementUnited States General Accounting Office.
    ContributionsUnited States. Congress. Senate. Committee on Governmental Affairs. Subcommittee on Oversight of Government Management.
    The Physical Object
    FormatMicroform
    Pagination17 p.
    Number of Pages17
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL15981708M
    OCLC/WorldCa19402240

    The Strategic Defense Initiative: The Development of an Armaments Programme (Cambridge Studies in International Relations Book 23) eBook: Reiss, Edward: : Kindle StoreAuthor: Edward Reiss. Dr. Robert Bowman, the former director of the Air Force Advanced Space Programs Development, spoke to the League of Women Voters on the Strategic Defense Initiative. Dr. Bowman first explained the.

    Rear Admiral Joseph Caldwell Wylie, Jr., USN, (March 3, January 1, ) (called "J. C." Wylie or "Bill" Wylie), was an American strategic theorist, author, and US Naval officer. Wylie is best known for writing Military Strategy: A General Theory of Power Control.4/5.   The Strategic Defense Initiative analysts, and those elsewhere in the Pentagon, say their studies are more sophisticated that those of non-Administration analysts and are based on more complete.

    The GEC-Marconi scientist deaths conspiracy theory claims that between and twenty-five [dubious – discuss] British-based GEC-Marconi scientists and engineers who worked on the Sting Ray torpedo project and other United States Strategic Defense Initiative related projects (better known as "Project Star Wars") died under mysterious circumstances. Strategic Defense Initiative and National Missile Defense LARRY GILMAN Since the advent of ballistic missiles at the end of World War II, the United States has considered several anti-ballistic missile (ABM) systems designed to defend against attack by intercontinental ballistic missiles (ICBMs) or, more recently, by shorter-range ballistic missiles.


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The OTA does not repeat the work of its earlier reports but gives special attention to filling in gaps in those reports and to describing technical progress made in the intervening period. The Strategic Defense Initiative book. Read reviews from world’s largest community for readers.

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Hearings Before the Strategic Defense Initiative Panel of the Committee on Armed Services, House of Representatives, One Hundredth Congress, Second Session, Hearings Held Ap J Septem and October 4, Author: United States.

Congress. House. Committee on Armed Services. The Strategic Defense Initiative (SDI) Strategic Defense Initiative program book a proposed missile defense system intended to protect the United States from attack by ballistic strategic nuclear weapons (intercontinental ballistic missiles and submarine-launched ballistic missiles).The concept was first announced publicly by President Ronald Reagan on Ma Reagan was a vocal critic of the Jurisdiction: Federal government of the United States.

Strategic Defense Initiative. Written By: Strategic Defense Initiative (SDI), byname Star Wars, proposed U.S. strategic defensive system against potential nuclear attacks—as originally conceived, from the Soviet Union. The SDI was first proposed by President Ronald Reagan in a nationwide television address on Ma   Declaring the US was lagging the Soviet Union in the nuclear arms race, President Ronald Reagan launched the wildly ambitious Strategic Defense Initiative to render Soviet ballistic missiles Author: Joe Gould.

Includes funding for the development and procurement of tactical and strategic ballistic missile defense weapons and systems. This category,includes increased funding to continue the Missile Defeat and Defense Engagement (MDDE) initiative, which was included in the FY Budget Amendment (Division B, P.

The Latest from Truman. COVID Resources. Truman weighs in on the national security and foreign policy issues driving the day. Here's where we stand. In response to a congressional request, GAO reviewed selected aspects of the Strategic Defense Initiative Organization's (SDIO) Space-Based Chemical Laser (SBCL) Research Program Strategic Defense Initiative Program: Zenith Star Space-Based Chemical Laser Experiment: NSIAD U.S.

Government Accountability Office (G:. Strategic Defense Initiative Facts - 7: Inthe Strategic Defense Initiative Organization (SDIO) was established to oversee the program and to develop a space-based missile defense system. Strategic Defense Initiative Facts - 8: In order to make the Soviets feel less threatened, President Reagan promised to share the technology developed.

Reviews and assesses the Reagan Administration's so-called 'Star Wars' program or Strategic Defense Initiative (SDI). Includes an Appendix: SDI and Public Opinion, 25 Tables, and 26 Figures. From inside the book. Description: This study examines the Strategic Defense Initiative and arms control policies during the Reagan administration.

The author analyzes the origins and development of the program, the technological challenges it presented to the strategic community, and how it affected relations with NATO allies and the Soviet Union. Abstract. Examining the implications for the Western alliance, this volume seeks to evaluate SDI as a means of preventing nuclear war.

Of paramount significance to Western security is the Soviet military reaction to the Strategic Defense Initiative and the European interpretation of.

On Ma in a televised address to the nation, U.S. President Ronald Reagan announced his intention to embark upon groundbreaking research into a national defense system that could make nuclear weapons obsolete. The research took a number of forms which collectively were called the Strategic Defense Initiative, or SDI.

It was a plan that read like science fiction: A system armed with an array of space-based X-ray lasers would detect and deflect any nukes headed toward the United States. President Ronald Reagan. Strategic Defense Initiative (SDI), former U.S. government program responsible for research and development of a space-based system to defend the nation from attack by strategic ballistic missiles (see guided missile).

Strategic Defense Initiative (SDI), former U.S. government program responsible for research and development of a space-based system to defend the nation from attack by strategic ballistic missiles (see guided missile guided missile, self-propelled, unmanned space or air vehicle carrying an explosive warhead.

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[United States. General Accounting Office.]. The Strategic Defense Initiative was eventually abandoned, and after a few years, it was nothing other than a short chapter in history books.

With bold intentions, the Star Wars program was hopeful of a revolutionary defense system, a system which was said to be nearly impenetrable. Yet with political pressure, both domestic and international, combined with budgetary conflicts. The response was the Strategic Defense Initiative, a plan that would put in place a system of satellites to shoot ICBMs out of the sky as a nuclear deterrent from above.

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