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Strategic missile defense

Strategic missile defense

necessities, prospects, and dangers in the near term.

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Published by International Strategic Institute at Stanford, Center for International Security and Arms Control in Stanford, Calif. (320 Galvez St., Stanford 94305) .
Written in English

    Places:
  • United States.
    • Subjects:
    • Ballistic missile defenses -- United States.,
    • Military research -- United States.,
    • Strategic Defense Initiative.

    • Edition Notes

      ContributionsStanford University. Center for International Security and Arms Control.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsUG743 .S785 1985
      The Physical Object
      Paginationv, 26 p. ;
      Number of Pages26
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL2647791M
      LC Control Number85227915

      The Strategic Missile Forces or Strategic Rocket Forces of the Russian Federation or RVSN RF are a military branch of the Russian Armed Forces that controls Russia's land-based intercontinental ballistic missiles (ICBMs). The RVSN was first formed in the Soviet Armed Forces, and when the USSR collapsed in December , it effectively changed its name from the Soviet to the Russian Strategic Rocket Branch: Russian Armed Forces. Strategic Thinking, Deterrence and the US Ballistic Missile Defense Project: From Truman to Obama by Rueben Steff. Ashgate, , pp. Strategic Thinking, Deterrence and the US Ballistic Missile Defense Project is the latest of many books attempting to establish that the pursuit of a ballistic missile defense (BMD) system caused great-power balancing against the United States in the.

      The Missile Defense Systems of George W. Bush: A Critical Assessment by Richard Dean Burns. Praeger Security International, , pp. Richard Dean Burns’ book is a review and assessment of America’s ballistic missile defense history focusing upon specific actions taken by then-president George W. Bush. The author is professor emeritus of history at California State University Los. Ballistic Missile Defense—Past and Future • ix answer to these two questions is irrelevant with regard to tactical ballistic missiles or cruise missiles. With the widespread proliferation of these tactical offensive weapons, there is multinational agreement on the need for the development and deployment of tactical anti-missile systems.

        The Missile Defense Agency. The most significant part of the missile defense enterprise remains the Missile Defense Agency. MDA’s top line submission for is $ billion, a 14 percent reduction from the $ billion appropriated in but very close to the projection for in last year’s budget (Figure 3). Get this from a library! Ballistic missile defense, ICBM modernization, and small strategic attacks: out of the frying pan?. [Kevin N Lewis; Rand Corporation.].


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