Accession Number : ADA189121

Title :   Current and Projected Technological Threat to NATO Theater Nuclear Forces. Sanitized.

Descriptive Note : Final rept. 1 Feb 79-31 Jan 80,

Corporate Author : PACIFIC-SIERRA RESEARCH CORP ARLINGTON VA

Personal Author(s) : Gloeckner, D H ; Carroll, E A

PDF Url : ADA189121

Report Date : 31 Jan 1980

Pagination or Media Count : 43

Abstract : This study presents estimates for Soviet/Warsaw Pact system characteristics that present a threat to NATO theater nuclear forces. It provides a baseline estimate of current threat while focusing on the characterization of a ten-year projected threat. This study expands on previous work characterizing current and projected threat. This study expands on previous work characterizing current and projected threat systems from a technological point of view to include nuclear, chemical, and biological threat systems. Keywords: Soviet theater nuclear forces, Soviet chemical capability, Biological warfare threat, Threat projections, Technological threat, Warsaw pact, Soviet CBR capability.

Descriptors :   *BIOLOGICAL WARFARE, *NUCLEAR FORCES(MILITARY), *DEFENSE PLANNING, *THREAT EVALUATION, *CHEMICAL WARFARE, *STRATEGIC INTELLIGENCE, BASE LINES, ESTIMATES, MILITARY FORCES(FOREIGN), NATO, THEATER LEVEL OPERATIONS, THREATS, USSR, WARSAW PACT COUNTRIES, WARSAW PACT COUNTRIES, WEAPON DELIVERY, LETHALITY

Subject Categories : Nuclear Warfare
      Chemical, Biological and Radiological Warfare
      Military Intelligence

Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE