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Facing Down the Soviet Union / Kris Stoddart

Swansea University Author: Kris Stoddart

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DOI (Published version): 10.1057/9781137440334

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Facing Down the Soviet Union reveals for the first time the historic deliberations regarding the Chevaline upgrade to Britain's Polaris force, the decisions to procure the Trident C-4 and then D-5 system from the Americans in 1980 and 1982. It also details the decision to base Ground Launched C...

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ISBN: 9781349494439 9781137440334
Published: London Palgrave Macmillan UK 2014
URI: https://cronfa.swan.ac.uk/Record/cronfa57335
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Abstract: Facing Down the Soviet Union reveals for the first time the historic deliberations regarding the Chevaline upgrade to Britain's Polaris force, the decisions to procure the Trident C-4 and then D-5 system from the Americans in 1980 and 1982. It also details the decision to base Ground Launched Cruise Missiles in the UK in 1983.
Keywords: Britain, America, NATO, Nuclear Weapons
College: Hillary Rodham Clinton School of Law