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
Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE