Seize The High Ground: The Army in Space and Missile Defense

Seize The High Ground: The Army in Space and Missile Defense
Title:
Seize The High Ground: The Army in Space and Missile Defense
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ISBN:
0-16-072308-6
Description

CMH Pub 70-88-1.

Seize the High Ground: The Army in Space and Missile Defense provides an overview of the Army's involvement in the development and use of space-based systems and missile defense. 

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Table of Contents

The Commander’s Introduction ............................................................................................... xv

Preface and Acknowledgements ............................................................................................xvii

Introduction A Historical Perspective of Missile Defense and Space .............................1

Chapter I. Aircraft, Rockets, Missiles and Radar, 1907-1961 ................................... 15

Chapter II. Rockets, Communications and Deploying Ballistic Missile Defense, 1958-1975 ............................................................................................... 37

Chapter III. Communications, Sensors, Maintaining Interest in Missile Defense and the Strategic Defense Initiative, 1970-1989 ....................................... 83

Chapter IV. Renewed Interest in Space and The War in the Persian Gulf, 1985-1991 ............................................................................................. 145

Chapter V. New Ideas about Space and Missile Defense After the War, 1991-1997 ............................................................................................. 167

Chapter VI. The Army’s Newest Major Command and a Different Tack on Space and Missile Defense Organizations, 1995-present ................................... 207

Conclusion.............................................................................................. 253

Bibliography ........................................................................................... 257

Appendix A. Commanders and Directors .....................................................................A-1

Appendix B. Army Space and Missile Defense Chronology......................................... B-1

Appendix C. Army Astronaut Missions ....................................................................... C-1

Appendix D. Acronyms ...............................................................................................D-1

Audience

This would be a valuable resource for members of the U.S. Army, specifically those involved with space-based systems and missile defense, as well as historians and students.

Product Details

Availability Details:
In Stock
USA Price:
$14.50
International Price:
$20.30
Publisher:
Defense Dept., Army, History Office, Space and Missile Defense Command
Author:
  • Walker, James
Notes:
NB1306
Key Phrases:
  • Center of Military History Publication 70 88 1
  • Army Space and Missile Defense Command
  • Military Science
  • Defense Policy
  • Guided Missiles
  • Ballistic Missiles
  • Weapons Systems
SuDocs Class:
D 101-2:SP 1/3
Weight:
2.6875
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Cover:
Paper
Subject Bibliography:
059 153
Unit of Issue (US):
1
Unit of Issue (Non-US):
1
Record Creation Date:
07/22/2004
Last Status Update:
07/30/2019
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