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Asymmetries in U.S. and Soviet strategic defense programs

Davis, William A.

Asymmetries in U.S. and Soviet strategic defense programs

implications for near-term American deployment options

by Davis, William A.

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Published by Pergamon/Brassey"s International Defense Publishers in Washington .
Written in English

    Places:
  • United States.,
  • Soviet Union.
    • Subjects:
    • Ballistic missile defenses -- United States.,
    • Ballistic missile defenses -- Soviet Union.,
    • Strategic Defense Initiative.

    • Edition Notes

      StatementWilliam A. Davis, Jr.
      SeriesSpecial report, Special report (Institute for Foreign Policy Analysis)
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsUG743 .D38 1986
      The Physical Object
      Paginationxi, 76 p. ;
      Number of Pages76
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL2727366M
      ISBN 100080346839
      LC Control Number86021231

      Without speculating about what the Soviets will ultimately do in response to SDI, the Note (1) examines Moscow's statements on SDI to date, (2) reviews the highlights of Soviet doctrine and programs related to strategic defense, (3) considers the real concerns that may underlie the Kremlin's public posturing on SDI, and (4) outlines the key. some asymmetries between U.S. and Soviet armed forces are im-portant, others are immaterial. The purpose of this paper therefore is twofold: First, to furnish the Congress with an objective analysis of the United States/Soviet military balance.'-More importantly, to provide a starting point for Congresional debate on the subject.

      ably more complex and potentially more volatile than the bipolar U.S.-Soviet struggle that 1 On U.S.-Soviet interaction during the Cold War, see Ernest R. May, John D. Steinbruner, and Thomas W. Wolfe, History of the Strategic Arms Competition, –, Parts I and II (Washington, DC: Historical Office, Office of the Secretary ofFile Size: 1MB. U.S. security, the risk of nuclear war, and the prospects for arms control, can be answered without some consideration of the Soviet leaders' view of President Reagan's initiative and of their likely response to it. DETERRENCE AND DEFENSE IN SOVIET POLICY Strategic defense has occupied a key place in Soviet thinking about nuclear war.

      Introduction During the s and s, American and Chinese authors pointed to a new revolution in military affairs, a discontinuity in how warfare might be conducted with new organizations, operational concepts and materiel.1 The authors agreed that the information revolution and long-range precision guided weapons would be central to the transformation's .   (Archived document, may contain errors) 65 1 CHECKLIST FOR THE MOSCOW SUMMIT,BRIEFING From May 29 to June 2,, Ronald Reagan will be in Moscow for his fourth meeting with Soviet.


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A summary of key Soviet offensive force developments is presented in the annex to this document, since those are critical to an understanding of the impact of Soviet strategic defense programs.

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