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SALT and the U.S. strategic forces budget
United States. Congressional Budget Office.
by Congress of the United States, Congressional Budget Office : for sale by the Supt. of Docs., U.S Govt. Print. Off. in Washington
Written in English
|Statement||prepared by Charles A. Sorrels ; National Security and International Affairs Division.|
|Series||Background paper - Congressional Budget Office ; no. 8, Background paper (United States. Congressional Budget Office) -- no. 8.|
|Contributions||Sorrels, Charles A.|
|The Physical Object|
|Pagination||xii, 67 p. ;|
|Number of Pages||67|
34 minutes into the attack, the strategic forces of the United States have suffered a crippling blow. Of the Minuteman missiles, only 45 remain operational, of the B Bombers, all but 22 have been destroyed on the ground, of the 41 ballistic missile submarines, 17 have been destroyed in port and an unknown number are presumed lost at sea. In response, the U.S. SALT delegation offered the Soviets 2-for each side could have 1) an ICBM defense site, or 2) either an NCA defense site or another ICBM defense site, with the right to change from one type of deployment to the other. In addition, the 2-for-1 concept offered in was still on the table.
Part 1 of Military Implications of the Treaty on the Limitation of Strategic Offensive Arms and Protocol Thereto (SALT II Treaty): Hearings Before the Committee on Armed Services, United States Senate, Ninety-sixth Congress, First Session, United States. Congress. Senate. Committee on Armed Services: Author: United States. Congress. Senate. Incidentally, the official Russian strategic concept has only two differences from the U.S. Nuclear Posture Review. 4 One is that the United States is apparently willing to defend its allies with the use of nuclear weapons if they are attacked by overwhelming conventional forces, whereas Russia does not provide such assurance. The other is.
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