Modernizing U.S. strategic forces
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Modernizing U.S. strategic forces April 20, 1983 by George Pratt Shultz

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Published by U.S. Dept. of State, Bureau of Public Affairs, Office of Public Communication, Editorial Division in Washington, D.C .
Written in English


  • Unified operations (Military science),
  • Intercontinental ballistic missile bases -- United States,
  • Nuclear nonproliferation

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Edition Notes

Other titlesModernizing US strategic forces
StatementSecretary Shultz
SeriesCurrent policy -- no. 480
ContributionsUnited States. Dept. of State. Office of Public Communication. Editorial Division
The Physical Object
Pagination3 p. ;
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL17981447M

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