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Caldwell, D. O. (David O.)
Oral history interview with David Orville Caldwell, 1987 April 29 and 30.
Overview of JASON; background to JASON involvement; reasons for joining; relationship to Los Alamos effort. Primary interest in anti-ballistic missile (ABM) issues; work on optical processes; relationship to his own work in physics. Assesses JASON contribution; its critical function view as central. Work on electronic "barrier" for Vietnam, ballistic missile defense, and anti-submarine warfare.
Born 1925.
Caldwell, D. O. (David O.)
JASON Defense Advisory Group
Antimissile missiles.
Anti-submarine warfare.
Ballistic missile defenses.
Manhattan Project (U.S.)
Optics -- Research.
Vietnam War, 1961-1975 -- Technology.
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American Institute of Physics. Niels Bohr Library & Archives. One Physics Ellipse, College Park, MD 20740, USA