national Program system-level approach. In general, industry and university participants in the present program have performed admirably given the uncertainties surrounding funding.

Appendix A contains the DTRA statement of task, and brief committee member biographies are presented in Appendix B. Appendixes C and D contain supporting material on electric propulsion and list the acronyms used in the report, respectively.

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