Accession Number : AD0624797

Title :   SOVIET MILITARY THEORY: AN ADDITIONAL SOURCE OF INSIGHT INTO ITS DEVELOPMENT,

Corporate Author : RAND CORP SANTA MONICA CA

Personal Author(s) : Wolfe, Thomas W.

Report Date : NOV 1965

Pagination or Media Count : 52

Abstract : Contents: Strategic Warfare; (a) leading role of the strategic missile forces, (b) influence of strategic operations on the length of a war, (c) target systems for strategic forces, (d) the factors of surprise and chance in modern war, (e) theater warfare and local war, (f) reaction against new missile 'Orthodoxy', Stages in the Postwar Development of Soviet Military Theory; Relationship Between Politics and Military Theory; (a) scope of military science, (b) new typology of soviet military theory; Principles of War.

Descriptors :   *MILITARY STRATEGY, *USSR, MILITARY STRATEGY, MILITARY FORCES(FOREIGN), STRATEGIC ANALYSIS.

Subject Categories : Military Operations, Strategy and Tactics

Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE