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Cruise missile proliferation in the 1990s

Author: W Seth Carus; Center for Strategic and International Studies (Washington, D.C.)
Publisher: Westport, Conn. : Praeger, 1992.
Series: Washington papers, 159.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Argues that it is not too late to confront the realities of cruise missile proliferation. Carus proposes a new regime of technology controls, security-building measures and conflict resolution that  Read more...

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Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: W Seth Carus; Center for Strategic and International Studies (Washington, D.C.)
ISBN: 0275945197 9780275945190 0275945200 9780275945206
OCLC Number: 26363714
Notes: "Published with the Center for Strategic and International Studies, Washington, D.C."
Description: xvi, 176 pages ; 24 cm.
Contents: Introduction. The problem of missile proliferation ; Defining cruise missiles ; Cruise missile proliferation --
The cruise missile. Types of cruise missiles ; The advantages of cruise missiles ; Cruise missiles in the Persian Gulf War ; The future of the cruise missile --
Cruise missiles in the Third World. Acquisition of cruise missiles ; Antiship cruise missiles ; Tactical land attack cruise missiles ; Harassment drones ; Strategic missiles ; Conclusion --
Cruise missile guidance. Inertial navigation systems ; Digital terrain comparison ; Satellite navigation ; Terminal guidance ; Conclusion --
Building cruise missiles. Airframes ; Propulsion systems and flight controls ; Warheads ; Conclusion --
Responses to cruise missile proliferation. U.S. policy ; Threats to the United States ; Export controls: the missile technology control regime ; Arms control ; Defending against cruise missiles ; Conclusion.
Series Title: Washington papers, 159.
Responsibility: W. Seth Carus ; foreword by Janne E. Nolan.

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