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Knowing about Soviet weapons acquisition and strategic weapons

Arthur J. Alexander

Knowing about Soviet weapons acquisition and strategic weapons

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Published by Rand in Santa Monica, CA .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Communist strategy.,
  • Soviet Union -- Military policy.

  • Edition Notes

    StatementArthur J. Alexander.
    SeriesRand paper series -- P-7247
    The Physical Object
    Pagination22 p. ;
    Number of Pages22
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL16549165M

    Washington D.C., - Recently declassified State Department intelligence reports – posted today – illuminate a range of important questions about nuclear weapons in world politics during the s and s, including whether new nuclear weapons states would raise the risks of nuclear proliferation. At an early stage, State Department intelligence analysts estimated


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Inthe United States, the Soviet Union and other nations signed the Biological and Toxin Weapons Convention that was supposed to ban biological weapons. At that very time, however, the Soviet Union was embarking on a massive expansion of its offensive biological weapons program, which began i   “The Strategic Logic of Nuclear Proliferation,” International Security, Vol.

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citizens has been going on throughout the cold war, continues today   American strategic nuclear arsenal has grown from 4, warheads to 12, and the Soviet arsenal has increased from 2, to 10, (6,7) “ as long as we believe nuclear weapons are an important part of our security, we cannot expect the rest of the world to think or act differently.”~hellman/Breakthrough/book/pdfs/ A definite book for historians and collectors of the details of nuclear history." -Jim Walther, Director, National Museum of Nuclear Science & History "Miller's new book, Weapons of Knowing about Soviet weapons acquisition and strategic weapons book Destruction, arrives at a crucial time where knowing how we got here and why is extremely  › Books › History › Military.

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strategic bombing and nuclear weapons also led to the establishment of a separate Soviet Air Defense Service as an Nuclear weapons are useful mainly for deterrence and self-defense, not for coercion. The authors evaluate the role of nuclear weapons in several foreign policy contexts and present a trove of new quantitative and historical evidence that nuclear weapons do not help countries achieve better results in coercive :// Ukraine was left with 1, strategic warheads and between 2, and 4, nonstrategic nuclear weapons, making it the third-largest nuclear arsenal in the world.

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Armata combat vehicle family. The Armata is a very ambitious combat Putin's Presentation. On 01 March Russian President Vladimir Putin dedicated around one-third of his nearly two-hour address to a joint session of parliament and other VIPs to Both the United States and the Soviet Union were developing weapons of mass destruction and the means to deliver these weapons to the opposite side.

In the early ’s the United States had more t nuclear weapons with a destructive yield of almost 4, megatons and the means to deliver them to the Soviet   After World War II, Sweden considered building nuclear weapons to defend themselves against an offensive assault from the Soviet to the government ran a clandestine nuclear weapons program under the guise of civilian defense research at the Swedish National Defence Research Institute (FOA).

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Nixon’s decision, on Novemto terminate the U.S. offensive biological weapons program. 1 This occasional paper seeks to explain why the Soviet government, at Ronald Reagan’s Disarmament Dream How Reagan’s fantasy about—and Mikhail Gorbachev’s fear of—space weapons ruined a plan to eliminate the entire U.S.

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Presidents more flexibility in   Some generals were giddy at having weapons of unprecedented power, and they were willing to use these weapons not just in an all-out war with the Soviet Union, but even for tactical purposes in.

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