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Ballistic missile defense systems

Baker Spring

Ballistic missile defense systems

building international cooperation in acquisitions and operations

by Baker Spring

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Published by Heritage Foundation in Washington .
Written in English

    Places:
  • United States,
  • United States.
    • Subjects:
    • Ballistic missile defenses -- United States.,
    • World politics -- 1995-2005.,
    • United States -- Military relations.

    • Edition Notes

      Includes bibliographical references.

      StatementBaker Spring.
      SeriesBallistic missile defense technical study series ;, study 2
      ContributionsHeritage Foundation (Washington, D.C.)
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsUG743 .S665 2002
      The Physical Object
      Paginationv, 35 p. ;
      Number of Pages35
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL3700979M
      ISBN 100891952608
      LC Control Number2003266989
      OCLC/WorldCa51112991

      Get this from a library! History of strategic air and ballistic missile defense.. [Center of Military History.;] -- From the book's Foreword: In the early s, the U.S. Army Center of Military History contracted with BDM Corporation for a history of U.S. efforts to counter Soviet air and missile threats during. A tactical ballistic missile is a ballistic missile designed for short-range battlefield use. Typically, range is less than kilometres ( mi). Tactical ballistic missiles are usually mobile to ensure survivability and quick deployment, as well as carrying a variety of warheads to target enemy facilities, assembly areas, artillery, and other targets behind the front lines.   Since taking office, Moon has already shown he can stand up to American officials, halting the deployment of additional Terminal High Altitude Air Author: Joseph Trevithick.


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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.

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The two sides also published an agreed statement on principles of international conduct.