Accession Number : ADA019925

Title :   Perceptions of the Military Balance: Models and Anecdotes,

Corporate Author : RAND CORP SANTA MONICA CALIF

Personal Author(s) : Wolf,Charles , Jr

Report Date : MAR 1975

Pagination or Media Count : 13

Abstract : This report analyzers to what extent, and in what ways, do preceptions--or, more simply, beliefs--about the relative military strengths of the U.S. and the Soviet Union diverge from the calculated 'facts' or 'realities'.

Descriptors :   *Military doctrine, *Attitudes(Psychology), *Military forces(United States), *Military forces(Foreign), *Perception, *USSR, Models, War potential, Trade off analyses, Nuclear weapons, Deterrence

Subject Categories : Government and Political Science

Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE