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PUBLIC LAW 99-000—MMMM. DD, 1986

PUBLIC LAW 99-661—NOV. 14, 1986

100 STAT. 3843

(c) COMPTROLLER GENERAL REPORT.—The Comptroller General of the United States shall also submit a report to Congress providing an analysis of the items in subsection (b) as appropriate. SEC. 214. REPORT ON PROJECTED COSTS OF SDI PROGRAM Section 223(b) of the Department of Defense Authorization Act, 1986 (Public Law 99-145; 99 Stat. 613), is amended by adding at the end the following: "The Secretary shall include in such report the following information: "(1) The cost goals or cost objectives for the production and deployment of a Strategic Defense Initiative System determined on the basis of capabilities expected to be developed in the future and the cost goals or cost objectives for the individual ^ • components of such system (determined on the basis of capabilif ties expected to be developed in the future). • "(2) The estimated cost for the production and deployment of '^ the Strategic Defense Initiative System referred to in paragraph (1) and determined on the basis of prices in effect and capabili• ties in existence at the time of the preparation of the report and the estimated cost for the production and deployment of the ' individual components of such system (determined on the basis of prices in effect and capabilities in existence at the time of the preparation of the report).. SEC. 215. REPORT ON STRATEGIC DEFENSE INITIATIVE DEPLOYMENT SCHEDULE

(a) REPORT REQUIREMENT.—The Secretary of Defense shall submit to Congress a report detailing what Strategic Defense Initiative technologies can be developed or deployed within the next 5 to 10 years to defend against significant military threats and help accomplish critical military missions. The missions to be considered include— (1) defending United States Armed Forces abroad and United States allies against tactical ballistic missiles, particularly new and highly accurate Soviet shorter range ballistic missiles ^„ armed with conventional, chemical, or nuclear warheads; (2) defending against a limited but militarily effective Soviet i attack aimed at disrupting the National Command Authority ,. and other valuable military assets; (3) providing sufficient warning and tracking information to defend or effectively evade possible Soviet attacks against military satellites including those in high orbits; and (4) providing early warning and attack assessment information and the necessary survivable command, control, and communication to defend against possible Soviet conventional or strategic attacks. (b) ADDITIONAL MATERIAL TO B E INCLUDED.—The report shall— (1) identify any other significant near-term military mission ,, that the application of Strategic Defense Initiative technologies might help accomplish; It (2) list what specific program elements of the Strategic Defense Initiative are pertinent to these applications; tj' (3) estimate initial operating capability dates for the systems needed to accomplish these missions; (4) estimate the level of funding necessary for each program to reach these operating capability dates; and

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