1st Edition

The RUSI and Brassey's Defence Yearbook 1975-1976




ISBN 9780367286446
Published May 7, 2019 by Routledge
440 Pages

USD $149.95

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Book Description

This yearbook examines the effect of the latest developments on the single Services, and how each proposes to make the most and best bricks with a pittance of straw. It describes the continuing process of weakening and undermining the country's defences.

Table of Contents

PREFACE -- PART I STRATEGIC REVIEW -- BRITAIN'S FUTURE DEFENCE POLICY SIR CHRISTOPHER FOXLEY-NORRIS /BRIAN SCHOFIELD AND SKELFORD BIDWELL -- MODERN WARSHIPS FOR COMBAT IN COASTAL WATERS /ROLF BOEKE -- WESTERN EUROPE AND THE INDIAN OCEAN /NEVILLE BROWN -- SECRET SERVICES AND DEMOCRACY /JOHN BRUCE LOCKHART -- RUSSIA'S BALANCE SHEET, I974-75 /BRIAN CROZIER -- THE VLADIVOSTOK ACCORD AND THE FUTURE OF ARMS CONTROL /JAMES E. DORNAN -- POLITICS, ECONOMICS AND EUROPEAN DEFENCE /DAVID GREENWOOD -- SINO-SOVIET RELATIONS /E. STUART KIRBY -- THE REORGANISATION OF THE LAND FORCES OF THE FEDERAL REPUBLIC OF GERMANY /HANS RUHLE -- ASIA AND THE WESTERN PACIFIC /FRANK N. TRAGER WITH WILLIAM L. SCULLY -- PART II MODERN WEAPONS TECHNOLOGY -- 1. DEFENCE TECHNOLOGY AND ITS LIMITATIONS /SIR HERMANN BONDI -- 2. STRATEGIC MISSILES AND ABM DEFENCE -- 3· TACTICAL OR BATTLEFIELD NUCLEAR WEAPONS -- 4. AIR ATTACK AND PENETRATION SYSTEMS -- 5. AIR DEFENCE -- 6. AIR-TO-AIR MISSILES -- 7· TACTICAL AIR-TO-SURFACE MISSILES -- 8. HELICOPTERS -- 9· REMOTELY PILOTED VEIIICLES -- 10. ELECTRONIC WARFARE -- 11. REcoNNAISSANCE SATELLITES -- 12. MINE WARFARE AT SEA -- 13. SuBMARINES -- 14· ANTI-SUBMARINE WARFARE -- 15· SHIP-LAUNCHED MISSILES -- 16. ANTI-TANK SYSTEM -- 17. FIELD ARTILLERY -- 18. BATTLE TANKS -- 19. BATTLEFIELD SENSORS -- 20. MILITARY CoMMUNICATIONS -- 21. STANDARDISATION IN NATO -- PART III -- DEFENCE LITERATURE OF THE YEAR -- CHRONOLOGY OF EVENTS 1974 AND 1975 (first six months).

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Biography

Alpo M. Rusi