Annex A. Science And Technology Objectives (STOs)
Army Science and Technology Master Plan (ASTMP 1997)


III.H.13. Rapid Force Projection Initiative (RFPI). The RFPI Program will demonstrate the combat worth of a new Army operational concept pairing forward sensors ("hunters") with an array of standoff weapons ("killers"). The RFPI Technology Program will provide unique items to facilitate integration of systems which are not currently in production, by utilizing commercial-off-the-shelf items. By FY98, provide simulation analysis activities to support developmental requirements as well as changes and upgrades of tactics, techniques, and procedures and demonstrate in a large scale field experiment. By FY99, through the use of the thirteen participating Advanced Technology Demonstrations/ Technology Demonstrations, address the optimum operational capability requirements of the Early Entry Forces.

Supports: Battle Command, Depth and Simultaneous Attack, Dismounted Battle Space, Early Entry Lethality, and Survivability Battle Labs.

STO Manager: TSO: TRADOC POC:
Emily H. Vandiver Mike Rithmire COL Arnold J Canada
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