Serial No. 107-110: Missile Defense: A New Organization, Evolutionary Technologies and Unrestricted Testing: Hearing before the Subcommittee on National Security, Veterans Affairs and International Relations of the Committee on Government Reform, House of Representatives, One Hundred Seventh Congress, Second Session, July 16, 2002 [open pdf - 3MB]
From the opening statement of Mr. Shays: "In securing our Nation in a volatile world, ranking threats and vulnerabilities is as essential as avoiding illusionary choices. Before the threats emerge, each much be confronted on its own terms. So it is not a question of whether, but when the United States begins to deploy a baseline missile defense system against known hostile capabilities. That timing will be driven by the legal mandate to do so as soon as possible, and by a knowledge base development and acquisition process that will add new technologies to the layered missile defense system envisioned by the administration. It is that process we examine this morning." Statements, letters, and material submitted for the record include those of the following: Ronald T. Kadish, Thomas P. Christie, Kent G. Stansberry, Robert E. Levin, Barbara H. Haynes, David J. Smith, William R. Graham, Eric Miller, and Christopher Shays.
Serial No. 107-110