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They hoped this would permit satellites to conduct all military reconnaissance and finally satisfy the skeptics . The newly activated Air Research and Development Command enthusiastically supported the Rand findings and authorized Rand to recommend measures needed to begin development work in the reconnaissance program . Eventually this research would lead to the milestone Project Feed Back report of 1954 . Rand began in 1951 by subcontracting key subsystems such as orbital sensing and control to North American Aviation, and optical systems, television cameras, and recording equipment to the Radio Corporation of America (RCA) .
8 million for research and development, with half earmarked to support the twenty-six guided missile programs sponsored in 1946 . 7 million, $29 million of which was dedicated to guided missiles research . Then the budget ax fell . Under pressure from the Defense Department, in December 1946 the Air Force cut the missile budget by $5 million and eleven missile projects . '' Faced with drastic reductions in the guided missile program, the Air Materiel Command decided to protect those programs promising the earliest tactical operational availability, and in June 1947 General Hoyt S .
K . " Unfortunately, Keller approached his job as missile "czar" on a part-time basis, and focused largely on cruise-type missiles and the Army's tactical Redstone missile . Convair's low-priority Atlas ballistic missile project received little attention . "' Other efforts to enhance defense proved more significant . 4 to $25 billion . Armed with its new wealth, the Air Force reconsidered Convair's long-range rocket proposal . The company's presentations led to a contract in January )951 for project MX-1593, whereby Convair would examine both the ballistic approach and the "glide" vehicles which use rocket power to reach the outer atmosphere then use their wings to glide through the atmosphere to their targets.