Accession Number : ADA195668

Title :   Scenarios of Nuclear Escalation Dominance and Vulnerability.

Descriptive Note : Final rept. Feb-Jun 88,

Corporate Author : NAVAL POSTGRADUATE SCHOOL MONTEREY CA

Personal Author(s) : Tritten, James J

PDF Url : ADA195668

Report Date : 01 Jun 1988

Pagination or Media Count : 43

Abstract : This document examines the role of strategic missile - carrying submarines in deterrence and mission of attacking these forces during the conventional phase of a war. Strategies considered include wars originating in varying regions. Included is a discussion of varying locations for submarine deployments impacting on potential Antisubmarine Warfare campaign. Escalation considerations include vertical, horizontal, and time. It concludes with analysis of possible arms control regulations. (KR)

Descriptors :   *GUIDED MISSILES, *STRATEGIC WEAPONS, *WARFARE, ANTISUBMARINE WARFARE, ARMS CONTROL, DEPLOYMENT, SUBMARINES, VULNERABILITY

Subject Categories : Nuclear Warfare

Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE