Accession Number : ADA188892

Title :   The Strategic Context for Assessing Long Range Offense and Active Defense.

Descriptive Note : Technical rept. 16 Oct 85-27 Oct 86.

Corporate Author : PAN HEURISTICS LOS ANGELES CALIF

PDF Url : ADA188892

Report Date : 27 Oct 1986

Pagination or Media Count : 66

Abstract : This technical report discusses the relation between systems for attack and systems for active defense, assesses various courses of action, and identifies critical technologies. It warns against certain forms of arms agreements, and points out of the paralyzing effects of a belief in mutual assured destruction. It also discusses the consequences of nuclear proliferation. Keywords: Active defense, Strategic offense, Arms control, MAD(Mutual Assured Destruction).

Descriptors :   *ACTIVE DEFENSE, *MILITARY STRATEGY, ARMS CONTROL, ATTACK, LONG RANGE(DISTANCE), NUCLEAR PROLIFERATION, STRATEGIC WARFARE, NUCLEAR WARFARE, DISARMAMENT, NATO, FRANCE

Subject Categories : Defense Systems
      Government and Political Science
      Nuclear Warfare

Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE