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Weapons acquisition in the Soviet Union

Stan Woods

Weapons acquisition in the Soviet Union

by Stan Woods

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Published by Centre for Defence Studies in Aberdeen, Scotland .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Soviet Union
    • Subjects:
    • Soviet Union -- Armed Forces -- Procurement,
    • Soviet Union -- Armed Forces -- Weapons systems

    • Edition Notes

      Statementby Stan Woods.
      SeriesAberdeen studies in defence economics ;, no. 24
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsUC265.S75 W66 1982
      The Physical Object
      Pagination68 p. ;
      Number of Pages68
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL2787833M
      LC Control Number83214506

      The United States reacted to the Soviet Union's acquisition of atomic weapons by expanding its programs to research and build better atomic weapons. The United States and Soviet Union both have programs that allows them to build the best atomic weapon they could do. The Soviet Union was the primary developer and producer of weapons for the Warsaw Pact side of the Cold War arms race against NATO. Subcategories This .

        Books. All Books. Book Reviews. and they were willing to use these weapons not just in an all-out war with the Soviet Union, but even for tactical purposes in a “local war” – including.   Stalin and the Bomb is the definitive work on the Soviet atomic and hydrogen bomb projects. It should be of crucial interest to anyone concerned with the history and politics of early Soviet large-scale nuclear technologies, and with the evolution of the Cold War."—Paul Josephson, New York Newsday (FanFare).

      Introduction Northern Fronts Southern Fronts Central Fronts Conclusion Books. Introduction. The Bell P Airacobra had a terrible reputation amongst British and American pilots, but it rapidly became one of the favourite fighters in the Soviet Union. Of the top six Soviet air aces, four scored the majority of their victories in the Kobra.. The first Airacobras to reach the Soviet Union were.   They settled Soviet scientists on Vozrozhdeniya in to make weapons to be possibly used on “capitalist sharks.” According to the BBC, Aralsk-7 was part of a Soviet bio-weapons program “on an industrial scale, one that employed o people at 52 production facilities across the Soviet .


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Defence. Rüstung. Based on interviews with important Soviet scientists and managers, papers from the Soviet Central Committee, and U.S. and U.K. declassified documents, this book peels back layers of lies, to reveal how and why Soviet leaders decided to develop biological weapons, the scientific resources they dedicated to this task, and the multitude of research institutes that applied themselves Cited by: Get this from a library.

Weapons acquisition in the Soviet Union, United States, and France. [Arthur J Alexander; Rand Corporation.]. In pursuit of that goal the key features of the Soviet weapons acquisition system are scrutinized in an analysis which examines institutions, relationships.

and conventions. Initially, however, some observations are in order about weapons acquisition systems in general, identifying features common to any weapons policy, in the Soviet Union or by: 2.

Weapons Acquisition in the Soviet Union, United States, and France. by Arthur J. Alexander. Related Topics: Military Acquisition and Procurement, Military Aircraft; Citation. Stalin and the Bomb: The Soviet Union and Atomic Energy, by While the international aspects of the Soviet nuclear weapons program will be the most interesting part of the book for many readers, Holloway's treatment of the internal effects of the Soviet Cited by: Pages in category "Weapons of the Soviet Union" The following 6 pages are in this category, out of 6 total.

This list may not reflect recent changes (). The History of the Soviet Biological Weapons Program. Posted on Jul, in Secrecy by Steven Aftergood.

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. In his new book, The Gun: The AK and the deal thanthe development of nuclear weapons, which were happening in the Soviet Union at around the same time.

Soviet Union. Colonel Kanatzhan "Kanat" Alibekov (Kazakh: Қанатжан Байзақұлы Әлібеков, Qanatjan Baızaquly Álibekov; Russian: Канатжан Алибеков, Kanatzhan Alibekov; born ) – known as Kenneth "Ken" Alibek since – is a former Soviet physician, microbiologist, and biological warfare (BW) expert.

He rose rapidly in the ranks of the Soviet Army to become the. War and the Soviet Union: Nuclear Weapons and the Revolution in Soviet Military and Political Thinking Revised Edition by Herbert Samuel Dinerstein (Author) ISBN ISBN Why is ISBN important.

ISBN. This bar-code number lets you verify that you're getting exactly the right version or edition of a book. Cited by: 7. Three years later, on Novemthe Soviet Union detonated its first hydrogen bomb on the same principle of radiation implosion.

Both. The authors of three recent books attempt to account for Soviet military developments by exploring a wide range of possible explanations.

In Soviet Strategic Forces, Berman and Baker adopt a“requirements“approach; they argue that the Soviet strategic posture has developed mainly in response to threats generated by the Cockburn, in The Threat, maintains that internal factors Cited by: 6.

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 categorized into several.

Soviet weapons acquisition in a period of new economic policies (Book, ) [] Get this from a library. Soviet weapons acquisition in a period of new economic policies.

Biopreparat was a system of 18, nominally civilian, research laboratories and centers scattered chiefly around European Russia, in which a small army of scientists and technicians developed biological weapons such as anthrax, Ebola, Marburg virus, plague, Q fever, Junin virus, glanders, and smallpox.

It was the largest producer of weaponized anthrax in the Soviet Union and was a leader in. Based on four years of extensive research, Atomic Audit is the first book to document the comprehensive costs of U.S. nuclear weapons, providing a unique perspective on U.S.

nuclear policy and Author: Stephen I. Schwartz. Relations between the Soviet Union and the Western powers grew steadily worse in the five years after World War II. The role of nuclear weapons in this deterioration was subtle but important. Truman did not issue explicit nuclear threats against the Soviet Union, but the nuclear factor was present even when not specifically invoked.

The mostFile Size: KB. The Soviet economic and research structure was very good at putting very limited resources into small strategically important projects.

David Holloway's book, "Stalin and the Bomb," is really exemplary in showing how the USSR was able to mobilize the police-state infrastructure to build a trans-national network designed to get the bomb ASAP. This book is an absolute gem for anyone interested in Soviet Army uniforms and gives comprehensive picture and written details of everything from badges medals weapons and uniforms.I found it by chance and I love you are a modeller,re enactor or just interested in the Soviet Army you will not be disappointed.A brilliant book/5(29).

The Biological Weapons Convention (BWC), without these key provisions, was signed on Ap and entered into force on Ma following ratification. However, precisely at the end ofthe Central Committee of the Soviet Union, under Leonid Brezhnev, approved a massive expansion of the Soviet offensive BW program.After World War II, Sweden considered building nuclear weapons to defend themselves against an offensive assault from the Soviet to the government ran a clandestine nuclear weapons program under the guise of civilian defense research at the Swedish National Defence Research Institute (FOA).

By the late s the work had reached the point where underground Air Force Chief Bengt Nordenskiöld makes public .The biological weapons facility in Sverdlovsk was built after World War II, using documentation captured in Manchuria from the Japanese germ warfare program.

[1] The strain of anthrax produced in the Military Compound 19 [ ru ] on the southern edge of Sverdlovsk was the most powerful in the Soviet .