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Author Stocker, Jeremy.

Title Britain and ballistic missile defence, 1942-2002 / Jeremy Stocker.

Imprint London : Frank Cass, 2004.

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Description 1 online resource (xix, 276 pages) : illustrations, maps, 1 portrait.
Series Cass series--strategy and history, 1473-6403 ; 8
Cass series--strategy and history ; 8. 1473-6403
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index.
Summary Defence against ballistic missiles has been a subject of UK political policy and technical investigation since World War II - this book analyses that long history.
Contents Book Cover; Half-Title; Series; Title; Copyright; Dedication; Contents; List of Illustrations; List of Figures; Series Editor's Preface; Acknowledgements; Abbreviations; 1 Introduction; 2 The Wartime V-2 Experience; 3 The Emerging Soviet Threat; 4 Early Efforts at Active Defence; 5 Ballistic Missile Early Warning; 6 US ABM Deployment; 7 Soviet ABM Deployment; 8 Britain and the Strategic Defense Initiative; 9 After the Cold War; 10 Britain and US National Missile Defense; 11 Conclusions and Prospects; Appendix I; Appendix II; Bibliography; Index.
Local Note eBooks on EBSCOhost EBSCO eBook Subscription Academic Collection - North America
Subject Cold War (1945-1989)
Ballistic missile defenses -- Great Britain -- History.
Ballistic missile early warning system -- Great Britain -- History.
Ballistic missiles -- Great Britain -- History.
Cold War.
Great Britain -- Military policy -- History -- 20th century.
Great Britain -- Military relations -- United States -- History -- 20th century.
United States -- Military relations -- Great Britain -- History -- 20th century.
Chronological Term 1900 - 1999
Genre/Form Electronic books.
Other Form: Print version: Stocker, Jeremy. Britain and ballistic missile defence, 1942-2002. London ; New York : Frank Cass, 2004 0714656968 0714685747 (DLC) 2003069709 (OCoLC)53975534
ISBN 0203309634 (electronic bk.)
9780203309636 (electronic bk.)
0714685747 (pbk.)