ABSTRACT

Test and Evaluation of the Ballistic Missile Defense System: FY03 Progress Report   [open pdf - 775KB]

This report summarizes the work done in FY03 to develop a systematic engineering-based approach for constructing a high-level architecture for a Ballistic Missile Defense System (BMDS). The authors developed six UML use cases to identify the external agents and systems that are involved in a typical missile-defense scenario. Based on these use cases, they developed the top level of a distributed architecture of a BMDS and conducted simulation studies to analyze the network requirements to support such architecture. They also developed a physical model to analyze the sensor requirements to successfully detect and track a ballistic missile throughout the boost phase.

Report Number:
NPS-CS-03-007
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Date:
2003-09
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Public Domain
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Naval Postgraduate School, Dudley Knox Library: http://www.nps.edu/Library/index.aspx
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pdf
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