The U.S. Army is working on a major science and technology development program to build the Strategic Long Range Cannon to fire a hypersonic projectile 1,000 miles. At the request of the Deputy Assistant Secretary of the Army for Research and Technology, the Committee on Assessing the Feasibility of the Strategic Long Range Cannon made recommendations for the U.S. Army in the following categories: organizational, operational, and technical demonstration development areas. This publication is the unclassified summary of the full, classified report.
National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine. 2022. Assessing the Feasibility of the Strategic Long Range Cannon: Unclassified Summary. Washington, DC: The National Academies Press. https://doi.org/10.17226/26129.
|2 Today's Operating Environment||8-21|
|3 Evaluation of Key and Essential Technologies||22-32|
|Appendix A: Statement of Task||35-35|
|Appendix B: Data-Gathering Sessions||36-36|
|Appendix C: Biographies of Committee Members||37-40|
|Appendix D: Acronyms and Abbreviations||41-42|
|Appendix E: Military Operations Research||43-50|
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