Britain and Ballistic Missile Defence, 1942-2002 (Strategy by Jeremy Stocker PDF

By Jeremy Stocker

ISBN-10: 0714656968

ISBN-13: 9780714656960

ISBN-10: 0714685747

ISBN-13: 9780714685748

Britain was once the 1st nation to return less than sustained ballistic missile assault, in the course of 1944-45. Defence opposed to ballistic missiles has been a continual, if hugely variable, topic of political coverage and technical research ever due to the fact that. The British moment international struggle event of attempting to counter the V-2 assaults contained many components of next responses to ballistic missile threats. After the struggle, a pretty actual photograph of Soviet missile features used to be now not accomplished until eventually the early Nineteen Sixties, through which time the matter of early caution had principally been solved. From the mid-1960s on, British realization shifted clear of the advance of the country's personal defences in the direction of the broader outcomes folks and Soviet deployments. After the top of the chilly battle there has been renewed curiosity in a constrained active-defence power opposed to 3rd global missile threats.
This well-researched publication is basically aimed toward scholars of post-war British international and defence rules, yet may also be of curiosity to educated common readers.

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