Accession Number : ADA183641

Title :   Key Personnel and Organizations of the Soviet Military High Command.

Descriptive Note : Interim rept.,

Corporate Author : RAND CORP SANTA MONICA CA

Personal Author(s) : Warner,Edward L , III ; Bonan,Josephine J ; Packman,Erma F

PDF Url : ADA183641

Report Date : Apr 1987

Pagination or Media Count : 86

Abstract : This Note describes the organizational arrangements and policymaking relationships for the direction of defense policy at the highest levels of the Soviet system in peace and in war, drawing on both primary Soviet sources and Western analyses. It also provides a history of the occupants of senior command positions in the Ministry of Defense over the past 10 to 20 years, displaying this information in various forms and identifying the military commands that have served as stepping-stones to higher responsibility in the Soviet high command. The Note provides information on organizational and personnel changes through February 1987.

Descriptors :   *MILITARY ORGANIZATIONS, *MILITARY FORCES(FOREIGN), DEFENSE SYSTEMS, POLICIES, USSR, PERSONNEL, SOURCES, WARFARE, FOREIGN POLICY, MILITARY COMMANDERS, PEACETIME, JOBS

Subject Categories : Personnel Management and Labor Relations
      Military Forces and Organizations
      Government and Political Science

Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE