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U.S. Strategic Nuclear Forces [electronic resource] : Background, Developments, and Issues.

Author/Creator:
Library of Congress. Congressional Research Service.
Publication:
[S.l] : [s.n.], 2007.
Format/Description:
Government document
Book
1 online resource (30 p., digital, PDF file)
Subjects:
Airplanes, Military.
Strategy.
Military weapons.
Summary:
Reviews the ongoing programs that will affect the expected size and shape of the U.S. strategic nuclear force structure. Provides an overview of this force structure during the Cold War, and summarizes the reductions and changes that have occurred since 1991. Presents details about each category of delivery vehicle, including intercontinental ballistic missiles, submarine launched ballistic missiles, and heavy bombers, focusing on their current deployments and ongoing and planned modernization programs. Discusses issues related to decisions about the future size and shape of the U.S. strategic nuclear force.
Notes:
Record is based on bibliographic data in ProQuest U.S. Congressional Research Digital Collection (last viewed Dec. 2010). Reuse except for individual research requires license from ProQuest, LLC.
CRS Report.
Other format:
Microfiche version: Library of Congress. Congressional Research Service. U.S. Strategic Nuclear Forces
Access Restriction:
Restricted for use by site license.
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