Meeting the Challenge of SDI Battle Management


Publication Date: May 1989

Publisher: Heritage Foundation (Washington, D.C.)

Author(s): Robert J. Jr. Jarrell

Research Area: Military and defense

Keywords: National security

Type: Report


The SDI battle management system is responsible for such important tasks as coordinating sensors and weapons, providing communications between various SDI components, and providing the means for human commanders to manage the overall SDI system. Any shortcomings in battle management ultimately would have an impact on the ability of the overall SDI system to protect the nation against ballistic missile attack.