Accession Number : ADA132029

Title :   Trends in Soviet Military Policy,

Corporate Author : RAND CORP SANTA MONICA CA

Personal Author(s) : Lambeth,Benjamin S

PDF Url : ADA132029

Report Date : Oct 1982

Pagination or Media Count : 35

Abstract : The essay reviews the major doctrinal inputs into Soviet military policy, indicates important distinctions between Soviet and American approaches where appropriate, and surveys the changing nature of Soviet military capabilities so as to underscore their growing congruence with long-standing Soviet strategy.

Descriptors :   *USSR, *Military doctrine, *Military planning, *Military strategy, Threat evaluation, War potential, Vulnerability, National defense, National security, Deterrence, Defense systems, Defense planning, Strategic analysis, Nuclear warfare, United States, Balance of power, Military force levels, East West relations, NATO, Management planning and control

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

Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE