Radiant GOLD (U)

Overview (U):

(U) Radiant GOLD is a multifaceted research and development effort focused on Theater Ballistic Missile Defense (TBMD).

Details (U):

Description User Impact Programmatics Images
Related Initiatives Related Requirements Related Categories Road Map Placements
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Description (U):

(U) Radiant GOLD encompasses the following individual initiatives:

- (U) Aegis Cueing- Modification of JTAGS processing software to support experiments using Aegis system at Wallops Island, in preparation for seaborne test. Continue to examine methods to deliver cueing data to Aegis via a JTAGS Remote and continue phased array antenna research for direct Defense Support Program (DSP) link.

- (U) Reduction of Bias Errors- Conduct field trails of prototype system under controlled conditions, in preparations for trials as part of one or more theater exercises.

- (U) COBRA BRASS Conduct operational assessments in conjunction with pre-deployment training for Commander, Cruiser-Destroyer Group ONE and Carrier Air Wing TWO.

- (U) GALE- Fund TBMD-related upgrades in the next GALE software build and support continued use of GALE during fleet exercises.

- (U) Duplicate Reporting- In cooperation with NRO, TDDS and TIBS program offices, and U.S. Space Command, develop and test concepts for reducing duplicate reporting.

User Impact (U):

(U) None.

Programmatics (U):

(U) Operational.

Images (U):

(U) None.

Related Initiatives (U):
DSPDefense Support Program (DSP)
Navy Area DefenseNavy Area Defense
Navy Theater-Wide TBMDNavy Theater Wide Theater Ballistic Missile Defense System (TBMD)
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Related Requirements (U):None.

Related Categories (U):
Navy TENCAPNavy Tactical Exploitation of National Capabilities (TENCAP)
This Table Is Unclassified.

Road Map Placements (U):

This Table Is Unclassified.

Requirements, Funding and Additional Hotlinks (U):

(U) None.

Lead Office (U):

(U) Navy.

Point of Contact (U):

(U) Maj Mike LaPointe, NSSA, Open Phone: (703) 325-6422, DSN 221-6422.
(U) National Security Space Road Map Team, NSSA, Open Phone: (703)808-6040, DSN 898-6040.

Date Of Information (U):

(U) 04 September 1997

(U) Road Map Production Date: 12 July 1999