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A sense of urgency informs Theater Ballistic Missile Defense from the Sea: Issues for the Maritime Component Commander. Theater ballistic missiles armed with chemical, biological, or nuclear Weapons of Mass Destruction (WMD) will be acquired and deployed by hostile forces in the developing world, posing an imminent threat to the us. and coalition forces that must operate in that world. The gravity of this evolving threat is recognized in our national military strategy.
U.S. Naval War College Press
Newport Papers, Theater Ballistic Missile Defense, TBMD, Weapons of Mass Destruction, WMD
Swicker, Charles C., "Theater Ballistic Missile Defense From the Sea" (1998). Newport Papers. 13.