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The Future of U.S. land-based strategic forces

The Future of U.S. land-based strategic forces

summary of a conference held in Washington, D.C., September 18-19, 1979

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Published by Institute for Foreign Policy Analysis in Cambridge, Mass .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Strategic forces -- United States -- Congresses.,
  • United States -- Military policy.

  • Edition Notes

    Other titlesThe Future of United States land-based strategic forces.
    Statementsponsored by the Ballistic Missile Defense Advanced Technology Center.
    SeriesConference report, Conference report (Institute for Foreign Policy Analysis)
    ContributionsU.S. Army Ballistic Missile Defense Advanced Technology Center.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsUA23 .F89 1979
    The Physical Object
    Pagination32 p. ;
    Number of Pages32
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL14681390M
    ISBN 10089549020X

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