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Joint TMD Program Efforts (U)


(U) Joint Theater Missile Defense in this program are programs, projects, and activities that are in advanced development that have as a primary objective the development of technologies capable of supporting systems, components, and architectures that could produce highly effective defenses against theater missile threats. The Joint TMD Program Efforts provide direct support to a large number of separate programs and introduce greater efficiency because they accomplish efforts that otherwise would have to be achieved separately by each program. These include interoperability in Battle Management/Command, Control, Communications and Intelligence (BM/C3I), test and evaluation, modeling and simulation support, the U.S.-Israeli Arrow Deployability Project, UAV Boost Phase Intercept, and TMD Existing Systems Mods.

(U) The Joint TMD Program Effort provide direct support to a large number of separate programs and introduce greater efficiency because they accomplish efforts that otherwise would have to be achieved separately by each program. These include interoperability in Battle Management/Command, Control, Communications and Intelligence (BM/C3I), test and evaluation, modeling and simulation support, the U.S.-Israeli Arrow Deployability Project, UAV Boost Phase Intercept, and TMD Existing Systems Mods.

(U) Test and Evaluation: responsibilities include oversight of major defense acquisition program (MDAP) testing; sponsoring and conducting TMD family of systems integration and interoperability tests; development of common targets; and providing for range upgrades. These activities are key to the success of all our core programs. System integration tests will enable us to assess end-to-end system interoperability and performance of the TMD architectures in the presence of live targets. Furthermore, BMDO's consolidated targets program has facilitated improved management of target requirements; verification, validation, and accreditation processes; and acquisition of expendable and support systems.




Related Initiatives (U):
NameTitle
ARROWIsraeli Cooperative Project (Arrow)
JTMD BM/C3IJoint Theater Missile Defense (TMD) Battle Management/Command, Control, Communications and Intelligence (JTMD BM/C3I)
JTMD M&SJoint Theater Missile Defense (TMD) Modeling and Simulation
JTMD MODSJoint Theater Missile Defense (TMD) Existing Systems Modifications (JTMD MODS)
JTMD T&EJoint Theater Missile Defense (TMD) Test and Evaluation (T&E) (JTMD T&E)
UAV BPIUnmanned Aerial Vehicle (UAV) Boost Phase Intercept (BPI)
This Table Is Unclassified.

Related Categories (U):
NameTitle
Ground-Based Missile DefenseGround Based Missile Defense
This Table Is Unclassified.

Road Map Placements (U):

NameTitle
SPACE CONTROL: NMD/ COUNTERSPACESPACE CONTROL: NMD/ COUNTERSPACE
This Table Is Unclassified.

Requirements, Funding and Additional Hotlinks (U):

Name
Joint TMD Efforts
This Table Is Unclassified.

Date Of Information (U):

(U) 21 November 1997





(U) Road Map Production Date: 12 July 1999