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Soviet strategic defense programs.

Soviet strategic defense programs.

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Published by Dept. of Defense and Dept. of State in [Washington, D.C.] .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Soviet Union,
  • Soviet Union.
    • Subjects:
    • Strategic forces -- Soviet Union.,
    • Ballistic missile defenses -- Soviet Union.,
    • Soviet Union -- Defenses.

    • Edition Notes

      ContributionsUnited States. Dept. of Defense., United States. Dept. of State.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsUA770 .S6679 1985
      The Physical Object
      Pagination27 p. :
      Number of Pages27
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL2495022M
      LC Control Number87602135

      Strategic Defense Initiative (SDI), former U.S. government program responsible for research and development of a space-based system to defend the nation from attack by strategic ballistic missiles (see guided missile).The program is now administered by the Missile Defense Agency (originally the Strategic Defense Initiative Office), a separate agency in the U.S. Dept. of Defense. In March , the Strategic Defense Initiative (SDI) was little more than the vision of a president, the hope of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, and the obsession of (a few) scientists. As a practical matter, SDI was a theoretical ambition that was decades and billions of dollars away Author: William Steding. sources about the U.S. Strategic Defense Initiative (SOl) research programs, Soviet research and development in the area of strategic defense is shrouded in mystery. The Soviet government acknowledges existence of deployed ABM ca­ pabilities permitted by the ABM Treaty, but beyond that denies being engaged in a significant SOl-type R&D.


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of Defense and Dept. of State, [] (OCoLC) 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.

Soviet offensive forces are designed to be able to limit severely U.S. and allied capability to retaliate against attack. This is a study of the strategic challenges that Soviet ballistic missile defense (BMD) programs may pose for the Western alliance. David Yost suggests that the challenges for Western policy stem partly from Soviet military programs, Soviet arms control policies, and Soviet public diplomacy campaigns, and partly from the West's own intra-alliance disagreements and lack of consensus about 1/5(1).

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Problems with the current strategic defense initiative (SDI) program and similar Soviet ballistic missile defense (BMD) efforts include (1) an increase in US-Soviet tensions and intensification of the arms race; (2) the possibility that one of the superpowers would withdraw from the Anti-ballistic Missile (ABM) Treaty and deploy some type of.

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@article{osti_, title = {Soviet debate on missile defense}, author = {Parrott, B}, abstractNote = {Although the Strategic Defense Initiative (SDI) is meant to cope with the danger of a Soviet nuclear attack, the recent US debate over SDI has paid surprisingly little attention to Soviet views of ballistic missile defense.

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