Chapter I Strategy and Overview
Army Science and Technology Master Plan (ASTMP 1997)


A. Introduction

The Army Science and Technology Master Plan provides Department of the Army Guidance to all Army science and technology organizations. The Army Science and Technology Master Plan also provides the link between Department of Defense technology planning and the plans of Army major commands, major subordinate commands, and laboratories. This strategic plan for the Army's science and technology program is based on the Army leadership's vision of the future Army and available resources. This plan is revised and approved annually by the Secretary of the Army and the Chief of Staff, Army.