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
Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE