Accession Number : AD0775819

Title :   The TOW-SHILLELAGH Congressional Issue; 1969-1970.

Descriptive Note : Case study,

Corporate Author : ARMY WAR COLL CARLISLE BARRACKS PA

Personal Author(s) : Irons,James V.

Report Date : 08 MAR 1971

Pagination or Media Count : 45

Abstract : The issue examined is between the Congressional position to substitute a converted SHILLELAGH program for the TOW heavy antitank weapon program and the Army position to continue the TOW program. The chronology relates the major actions that transpired at the Department of Army staff level and in Congressional Hearings between August 1969 and September 1970. (Modified author abstract)

Descriptors :   *UNITED STATES GOVERNMENT, *DEFENSE SYSTEMS, *ANTITANK WEAPONS, SURFACE TO SURFACE MISSILES, DEPARTMENT OF DEFENSE, POLICIES

Subject Categories : Administration and Management

Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE