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Weapons acquisition in the Soviet Union, United States, and France

Arthur J. Alexander

Weapons acquisition in the Soviet Union, United States, and France

by Arthur J. Alexander

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Published by Rand Corp.] in [Santa Monica, Calif .
Written in English

    Places:
  • United States.,
  • Soviet Union.,
  • France.
    • Subjects:
    • Aeronautics, Military.,
    • Airplanes, Military.,
    • Aircraft industry -- Military aspects -- United States.,
    • Aircraft industry -- Military aspects -- Soviet Union.,
    • Aircraft industry -- Military aspects -- France.

    • Edition Notes

      Statement[by] Arthur J. Alexander.
      SeriesThe Rand paper series, P-4989
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsAS36 .R28 no. 4989, UG632 .R28 no. 4989
      The Physical Object
      Pagination33 p.
      Number of Pages33
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL5465492M
      LC Control Number73168312

      Nuclear weapon - Nuclear weapon - The Soviet Union: In the decade before World War II, Soviet physicists were actively engaged in nuclear and atomic research. By they had established that, once uranium has been fissioned, each nucleus emits neutrons and can therefore, at least in theory, begin a chain reaction. The following year, physicists concluded that such a chain reaction could be.   In order of acquisition of nuclear weapons these are: the United States of America, the Soviet Union/Russia, the United Kingdom, France, and China. Since the nuclear tests conducted by India and Pakistan in May both nations have publicly declared themselves to in possession of a nuclear arsenal, but this status is not formally recognized.

      France tests its first nuclear weapon. France explodes its first atomic bomb in the Sahara desert. It has a yield of 60–70 kilotons. The Soviet Union and United States sign the Intermediate-Range Nuclear Forces Treaty to eliminate all land-based missiles held by the two states . _ better acquisition outcomes with more success than we have experienced kAe".kU P -m in the past? Today, the prospects for constructive change are quite L -- encouraging. [he demise of the Soviet threat and declines in defense DATO TAB C3 budgets have created a unique opportunity to effect lasting changes in Lrn v. 4 IIquX weapon acquisitions.

        In , the United Kingdom, the United States and the Soviet Union all signed up to the Biological Weapons Convention. The US believed initially that, like them, the Soviet Union . Post-Modern (Soviet Union and United States, - Present). Known as the Yom Kippur War in Israel and the Ramadan or October War in Egypt and Syria, the dramatic events of October profoundly altered the course of Middle East politics, eventually leading to the Egyptian-Israeli peace treaty and Cairo’s realignment away from the Soviet Union and toward the United States.


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Weapons acquisition in the Soviet Union, United States, and France by Arthur J. Alexander Download PDF EPUB FB2

Analysis focuses on the R&D phase of military aircraft acquisition in three dissimilar countries. The critical R&D organizations are the design bureau in the Soviet Union, the government in the United States, and the firm of Dassault in France.

Das. Get this United States a library. Weapons acquisition in the Soviet Union, United States, and France. [Arthur J Alexander; Rand Corporation.].

Get this from a library. Soviet science and weapons acquisition. [Arthur J Alexander; National Academy of Sciences (U.S.)] -- This report describes Soviet weapons acquisition and its ties to Soviet science; it then discusses the logic of restricting the transfer of scientific information, which is.

Inthe United States, the Soviet Union and other nations signed the Biological and Toxin Weapons Convention that was supposed to ban biological weapons.

At that very time, however, the Soviet Union was embarking on a massive expansion of its offensive biological weapons program, which began in the s and continued under the Russian.

Treaty on the Non-Proliferation of Nuclear Weapons, also called Nuclear Non-Proliferation Treaty, agreement of July 1,signed by the United Kingdom, the United States, the Soviet Union, and 59 other states, under which the three major signatories, which possessed nuclear weapons, agreed not to assist other states in obtaining or producing them.

France’s nuclear weapons arsenal began in earnest on February 13th,with the country’s first nuclear weapons test. And France book test, code-named “Gerboise Bleue” (Blue Desert Rat) confirmed that France had the know-how to build its own weapons.

It also confirmed that France had the nuclear know-how to part ways with the United States and. De Gaulle's vision of the Force de Frappe featured the same triad of air-based, land-based and sea-based weapons that were deployed by both the United States and the Soviet Union.

Work on the components had started in the late s and was accelerated as. The following is a list of Soviet military equipment of World War II which includes artillery, vehicles and vessels. World War II was the deadliest war in history which started in and ended in Following political instability built-up in Europe fromGermany, which aimed to dominate Europe, attacked Poland on 1 Septembermarking the start of World War II.

-- The top-secret program obtained a sample of HIV, the AIDS virus, from the United States in and tried unsuccessfully to turn the slow killer into a weapon.

-- A senior military official told him that the Soviet Union had waged germ warfare in Afghanistan from planes, spraying armed rebels with glanders in an unsuccessful bid to subdue them.

Three years later, on Novemthe Soviet Union detonated its first hydrogen bomb on the same principle of radiation implosion. Both. The Berlin Blockade was an attempt in by the Soviet Union to limit the ability of the United States, Great Britain and France to travel to their sectors of Berlin, which lay within Russian.

Get this from a library. Knowing about Soviet weapons acquisition and strategic weapons. [Arthur J Alexander] -- "This paper was originally prepared for a Conference on Soviet Military Policy, held at Columbia University, New York, on AprilIt considers the relationship between Soviet.

The Soviet Union played a crucial role in arming the Arab states and instigating the Six-Day War. Initially supportive of Israel at the time of its founding, by the early s the Soviets no longer regarded the Zionist state as useful for extending their influence into the Middle East.

Weapons and Tactics of the Soviet Army by David C. Isby,Jane's edition, in English. Eight sovereign states have publicly announced successful detonation of nuclear weapons.

Five are considered to be nuclear-weapon states (NWS) under the terms of the Treaty on the Non-Proliferation of Nuclear Weapons (NPT).

In order of acquisition of nuclear weapons these are the United States, Russia (the successor state to the Soviet Union), the United Kingdom, France, and China.

Inthe Treaty on the Non-Proliferation of Nuclear Weapons, also referred to as the NPT, was first signed It obligates the 5 original nuclear-weapon states (the United States, the Soviet Union, the United Kingdom, France, and China) not to transfer nuclear weapons, other nuclear explosive devices, or their technology to any non.

The United States remained the sole nuclear power untilwhen the Soviet Union tested its first atomic bomb, code-named First Lightning, in a remote area of Kazakhstan. Klaus Fuchs, a German-born British physicist who was involved in the Manhattan Project, was later convicted of passing secret information on the theory and design of.

By the mids, the United States and the Soviet Union had achieved approximate parity, and their security was based on the principle of mutually assured destruction. Because neither could make the first strike without the threat of a counterstrike, the benefits of using nuclear weapons in a conflict—even in a proxy war—were greatly.

Post-Soviet era. At the dissolution of the Soviet Union inSoviet nuclear weapons were deployed in four of the new republics: Russia, Ukraine, Belarus and Maythese four states signed the Lisbon Protocol, agreeing to join the Treaty on the Non-Proliferation of Nuclear Weapons, with Russia the successor state to the Soviet Union as a nuclear state, and the other three.

Even before the United States entered World War II in DecemberAmerica was sending arms and equipment to the Soviet Union to help it defeat the Nazi invasion.

Although in August the Soviet Union and Germany had signed a nonaggression treaty, Germany’s June invasion of the USSR brought their alliance to an end, forcing the. During the Cold War, the Soviet Union and the United States struggled to match each other’s best weapons.

The MiG informed the F; the Tu. This treaty between the United States and the Soviet Union/Russian Federation was the first to call for reductions of U.S. and Soviet/Russian strategic nuclear weapons and served as a framework for future, more severe reductions.

Despite being an ally during World War II, the Soviet Union launched an all-out espionage effort to uncover the military and defense secrets of the United States .