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Strategic defenses

Bonita J. Dombey

Strategic defenses

alternative missions and their costs.

by Bonita J. Dombey

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Published by Congress of the United States, Congressional Budget Office, For sale by the Supt. of Docs., U.S. G.P.O. in Washington, D.C .
Written in English

  • Strategic Defense Initiative -- Cost effectiveness.

  • Edition Notes

    SeriesA Special study, Special study (United States. Congressional Budget Office)
    ContributionsUnited States. Congressional Budget Office.
    LC ClassificationsUG743 .D66 1989
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxvii, 81 p. :
    Number of Pages81
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL1812783M
    LC Control Number89602374

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).File Size: KB. Print book: EnglishView all editions and formats Summary: Survey of the U.S. System of strategic defense including radar, missiles, jet bombers into outer space.

It gives a very thorough overview of the various aspects of ballistic missile defense. The book is essentially a reprinting of a Congressional Research Service (CRS) report on the subject.

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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 theory of strategy best reveals both the nature and the working of defence planning. Strategy and Defence Planning - Hardcover - Colin S.

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He argued that the development of this costly and complex missile defense system, popularly known as Star Wars, was the only viable and real alternative to the ongoing proliferation 4/5(2). The National Defense Strategy acknowledges an increasingly complex global security environment, characterized by overt challenges to the free and open international order and the re-emergence of long-term, strategic competition between Size: KB.

The Works of BH Liddell Hart. I recommend ALL of Hart’s books, from Strategy to Why Don’t We Learn From History to his excellent biographies of strategic geniuses like William T.

Sherman. Like Greene, Hart has the ability to communicate and explain timeless truths about strategy and power. Strategic Defense Initiative (SDI), byname Star Wars, proposed U.S. strategic defensive system against potential nuclear attacks—as originally conceived, from the Soviet Union.

The SDI was first proposed by President Ronald Reagan in a nationwide television address on Ma Strategic defenses and arms control. New York: Paragon House Publishers, © (OCoLC) Online version: Strategic defenses and arms control. New York: Paragon House Publishers, © (OCoLC) Document Type: Book: All Authors / Contributors: Alvin Martin Weinberg; Jack N Barkenbus.

Strategic Defense Initiative examines developments in the technologies currently being researched under SDI. The OTA does not repeat the work of its earlier reports but gives special attention to filling in gaps in those reports and to describing technical progress made in the intervening period.

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This book takes the line that security policy must be based on strategic analysis. Defence policy and the role of the armed forces can then be determined on the grounds of that analysis.

More than ever, internal and external security, developments in the Netherlands and abroad, are interconnected. The Strategic Defense Initiative book. Read reviews from world’s largest community for readers. The Nuclear and Space Talks revolutionized arms control.

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and the Soviet Union; and the effects of SDI on relations between the U.S. and its allies. Strategic defence is a type of military planning doctrine and a set defense and/or combat activities used for the purpose of deterring, resisting and repelling a strategic offensive, conducted as either a territorial or airspace, invasion or attack; or as part of a cyberspace attack in cyberwarfare; or a naval offensive to interrupt shipping lane traffic as a form of economic warfare.

To advance a bit this process of replacing heat with light on nuclear issues in general and "Star Wars" in particular, the World Affairs Council of Philadelphia undertook the project "Strategic Defense and American Security," which this book completes.

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Kennedy, The Rise and Fall of British Naval Mastery. The Office of the Secretary of Defense (OSD) is responsible for policy development, planning, resource management and program evaluation.

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Abstract. Examining the implications for the Western alliance, this volume seeks to evaluate SDI as a means of preventing nuclear war. Of paramount significance to Western security is the Soviet military reaction to the Strategic Defense Initiative and the European interpretation of that reaction.

The first Council report was incorporated into the Reagan Transition Team papers; Colonel Kane served as the editor for the space and defense portion of those papers. Strategic Defenses are covered in this book in the chapter on Assured Survival. The Strategic National Stockpile (SNS), originally called the National Pharmaceutical Stockpile (NPS), is the United States' national repository of antibiotics, vaccines, chemical antidotes, antitoxins, and other critical medical supplies.

The Office of the Assistant Secretary for Preparedness and Response (ASPR) of the Department of Health and Human Services has managed the Strategic. A shield in space?: technology, politics, and the strategic defense initiative: how the Reagan Administration set out to make nuclear weapons "impotent and obsolete" and succumbed to the fallacy of the last move User Review - Not Available - Book Verdict.

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