News 1998 Army Science and Technology Master Plan



D. Technology Development Programs

1. Introduction

The section addresses the technology to support the requirements of the Army, BMDO, and PEO–AMD, in order to meet future potential threats and to avoid technological surprise. Table D–2 provides a summary of potential missile and space defense technology applications for the PEO–AMD.

 

Table D–2.  PEO–AMD/SMDC Technology Matrix

Far–Term Technology Area/Program Title

Near–Term Technology Title

THAAD

PATRIOT

CORPS SAM/MEADS

JTAGS

NMD

ARROW

Kinetic Energy Weapons Tech

Low–Cost Cruise Missile Interceptor  

A

A

A

 

A

 
HTK Miniature Interceptor Miniature Interceptor Technology

P

 

A

     
Exoatmospheric Interceptor Technology              
Pilot Line Experiment Technology Pilot Line Experiment Technology

A

 

A

 

P

 
FPA Technology  

A

 

A

 

A

 
Advanced Discriminating LADAR  

A

 

A

 

A

 
Signal/Data Processor  

A

 

A

 

A

 
Algorithm Development  

A

 

A

 

A

 
Inertial Measurement Unit Interferometric Fiber Optic Gyroscope  

P

A

 

P

A

  Resonant Fiber Optic Gyroscope

P

     

P

 
Control System  

A

 

A

     
Booster Development Gel Propulsion

A

A

A

 

P

 
Divert and Attitude Control System Maneuvering System

A

A

A

 

P

 
Power Development Improved Therm Batteries for Missile

A

P

A

 

P

A

Warhead Development              
Other Interceptor Effort              
Endoatmospheric Interceptor Technology Jet Inter/Reaction Control

P

         
Millimeter–Wave Component    

A

A

   

A

Radome    

A

A

   

A

Antenna  

A

A

A

   

A

Transmitter              
Window Technology Development  

A

 

A

   

A

Composite Airframe and Structure  

A

 

A

 

A

 
Poly Acrylonitrile Fiber  

A

 

A

     
SHORAD With Optimized Radar Distribution              

Sensors Technology

CO2 LADAR Development Programs              
Advanced Radar Technology Program Advanced Radar Comp Technology

P

A

A

 

P

 
  Range Doppler Imager

P

 

A

 

A

 
  Innovative Radar Component Res

P

 

A

 

A

 
  Significant Increase in Transmitter Duty Cycle  

P

A

     
  Semiactive Antenna  

P

A

     
  A/D Converter and Corresponding Signal Processor Throughput  

P

A

     
  Solid–State Transmitter  

P

A

     
  Radar Signature System  

P

A

     
FPA Processing and Packaging Development Mosaic Array Data Compression and Processing Module

A

 

A

 

P

 
Multimission Sensor Suite  

A

         
Forward Acoustical Sensor and Digital Relay    

A

A

     

Space Technology

  Kill Assessment Technology

P

 

A

 

P

 
  Optical Data Analysis

P

 

A

 

P

 
  Optical Signatures Code

P

 

A

 

P

 
Phenomenology Experiments Program  

S

 

S

 

S

 
BM/C4I              
Integrated Operational Airspace Management System              
Free Space Laser Communications              
  Satellite Communication on the Battlefield

A

P

A

     
  Satellite Transmission of Recorded Battlefield Data

A

P

A

     
BM/C3I  

S

S

S

 

S

 

Survivability and Lethality

Survivability  

S

S

S

 

S

 
  TMD Survivability Program

P

 

A

 

A

 
  Counter antiradiation missile  

P

A

     
Lethality  

S

S

S

 

S

 

Modeling and Simulation

Advanced Research Center  

S

S

S

 

S

 
Simulation Center  

S

S

S

 

S

 
Simulation and Modeling Testbed  

S

S

S

 

S

 

Targets, Test, and Evaluation

Future Test Requirements  

S

S

S

 

S

 

Directed–Energy Weapons

Solid–State Laser Technology Program              
Hydrogen Fluoride Overtone Technology              

Materials and Components

Microelectronics/Optics Hardened Ada Signal Processor

A

 

A

 

P

 
Innovative Radar Components Research Innovative Radar Comp Research

A

 

A

 

P

 

Operations Res and Systems Analysis

Transporter, Erector, Launcher Hunter/Killer              
Cruise Missile Defense Expert System  

S

S

S

 

S

 

Advanced Technology Demonstrations

JLENS Program              
Missile Alert Broadcast System  

S

S

S

S

S

 
Kinetic Energy Antisatellite Program              

Advanced Concept Technology Demonstrations

Tactical High Energy Laser              

Science and Technology Objectives

Laser Satellite Communications              
LLYNX–EYE        

A

   
Battlefield Ordnance Awareness              
Overhead Passive Sensor Technology for Battlefield Awareness              
P = Planned for Insertion A = Applicable Technology S = Supporting Technology

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