H.R.1282 - Realistic Tests for Realistic Threats National Security Act of 2001 107th Congress (2001-2002)
|Sponsor:||Rep. Vitter, David [R-LA-1] (Introduced 03/28/2001)|
|Committees:||House - Armed Services|
|Latest Action:||House - 08/19/2001 Unfavorable Executive Comment Received from DOD. (All Actions)|
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Summary: H.R.1282 — 107th Congress (2001-2002)All Information (Except Text)
Realistic Tests for Realistic Threats National Security Act of 2001 - Requires the Director of the Ballistic Missile Defense Organization of the Department of Defense to: (1) conduct at least one interceptor test of the Navy Theater-Wide system or the Theater High Altitude Area Defense system, or both, against a target missile with the flight characteristics of the Taepo Dong I missile of North Korea; and (2) modify plans for managing the development of either or both of such systems to conduct such testing.
Introduced in House (03/28/2001)
Urges the Director to review changes in the configuration of the system chosen to: (1) increase the interceptor missile speed of that system to well in excess of three kilometers-per-second; and (2) allow such interceptor missile to receive and use targeting data provided by a variety of external sensors.