Rapid Execution and Combat Targeting System
Rapid Execution and Combat Targeting System (REACT) is a modification of the
LGM-30 MinutemanLCC that provide monitoring and quick retargeting of Minuteman ICBM, starting in 1996[ [http://www.fas.org/nuke/guide/usa/c3i/react.htm REACT at FAS.org] ] . It integrates communication systems and weapon system into single console.
Previously used Command Data Buffer required over 20 hours to retarget the entire Minuteman force and 30 minutes to retarget a single ICBM. REACT system needs less than 10 hours to retarget all missiles, individual missiles can be retargeted in matter of minutes. [AAFM Newsletter, Volume 2, Number 15, June 2007, p. 8]
REACT incorporates secure communication link between LCC and Higher Authority (
SACCS) to receive and configuration and targeting data without any need for manual data input.
Automatic processing and decoding of Emergency War Orders is another interesting feature which reduces missile crews' workload.
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