(34.) Ballistic Missile Defense Organization
, fact sheet 204-00-01, November 2000, on-line, Internet, 13 December 2001, available from http://www.acq.osd.mil/bmdo/bmdolink/html.
Malcolm O'Neill, then head of the Ballistic Missile Defense Organization
, requested an assessment of the ballistic missile threat to the U.S.
NE Washington, DC 20002 Voice: (202) 546-3300 Fax: (202) 675-1010 Email: email@example.com Website: http://www.fas.org/spp/starwars /index.html Contact: John Pike Union of Concerned Scientists 2 Brattle Square Cambridge, MA 02238-9105 Voice: (617) 547-5552 Fax: (617) 864-9405 Email: firstname.lastname@example.org Website: http://www.ucsusa.org/arms/index.html Contacts: Lisbeth Gronlund, David Wright Websites Arms Control Association (publisher of Arms Control Today) http://www.armscontrol.org The Bulletin of the Atomic Scientists http://www.bullatomsci.org Ballistic Missile Defense Organization
http://www.acq.osd.mil/bmdo/bmdolink /html/bmdolink.html Publications Council for a Livable World Education Fund, Briefing Book on Ballistic Missile Defense, April 1998.
Commissioned by the Ballistic Missile Defense Organization
(BMDO), the Welsh Report, as it is known, stated that the administration's current Three Plus Three plan was a "rush to failure" and that the national missile defense program was "highly unlikely" to succeed.
Fact sheets published by the Ballistic Missile Defense Organization
describe the U.S.
But, as the US Ballistic Missile Defense Organization
has acknowledged, they may also be called upon to function as components of a future missile defence system.
The system resulted from a 1986 study of Israel's ballistic-missile defense requirements, funded by the Ballistic Missile Defense Organization
(BMDO). An examination of the system's origins and history will provide a clearer understanding of some of the controversy surrounding the program.