Accession Number : ADA114953

Title :   Strategic, Tactical and Doctrinal Military Concepts. The Deterrence Concept: A Synthesis Based on a Survey of the Literature.

Descriptive Note : Final rept. 1 May 79-1 Apr 80,

Corporate Author : DUPUY (T N) ASSOCIATES INC DUNN LORING VA

Personal Author(s) : Hammerman,Gay

PDF Url : ADA114953

Report Date : 01 Apr 1980

Pagination or Media Count : 82

Abstract : Includes an evaluative, integrative survey of the literature on deterrence, 1946-1979; a presentation of the essential components of deterrence; a contrast of counterforce strategies with finite deterrence, and of the cyclic alternation of these approaches in U.S. theory and policy; and an examination and assessment of recent criticisms of deterrence.

Descriptors :   *Deterrence, *Military strategy, Military doctrine, Targeting

Subject Categories : Government and Political Science
      Military Operations, Strategy and Tactics

Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE