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Superpowers at Sea: An Assessment of the Naval Arms Race

Superpowers at Sea: An Assessment of the Naval Arms Race (Hardback)

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The arms race at sea is a dangerous nuclear race which is causing growing international concern and must be brought under control. What are the hard facts about the situation? This book documents the realities of the competition - especially the nuclearization of naval forces - and dispels some of the myths surrounding the naval arms race. This incisive analysis of naval forces of the East and West concludes that, contrary to common perceptions, the US and its allies have a considerable military advantage over the Soviet Navy, a trend which is expected to continue for the foreseeable future. The authors describe in detail the widespread nuclearization of naval forces of all five nuclear navies, analyse the implications for security and arms control, and conclude with suggestions for possible arms control measures.

History & PoliticsMilitary StudiesNaval forces & warfareNatural World & The EnvironmentThe environmentNuclear issues Publisher: Oxford University Press Publication Date: 18/05/1989 ISBN-13: 9780198291350  Details: Type: Hardback Format: Books
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