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Author Speier, Richard, author.

Title Cruise missile penaid nonproliferation : hindering the spread of countermeasures against cruise missile defenses / Richard H. Speier, George Nacouzi, K. Scott McMahon.

Publication Info. Santa Monica, CA : RAND, 2014.


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Description 1 online resource (x, 51 pages) : color illustrations
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Series Research report (Rand Corporation) ; RR743.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 49-51).
Contents Cruise missile penaid nonproliferation -- The missile technology control regime -- Items proposed for penaid export controls -- Implementing penaid export controls -- Concluding observations.
Note "Prepared for the Naval Postgraduate School, Project on Advanced Systems and Concepts for Combating WMD."
Contents Preface. -- Summary. -- Acknowledgments. -- Cruise missile penaid nonproliferation. -- The missile technology control regime. -- Items proposed for penaid export controls. -- Implementing penaid export constrols. -- Concluding observations. -- References.
Summary The proliferation of weapons of mass destruction (WMD) becomes a greater threat when accompanied by the proliferation of effective means of delivery. The threat of one means of delivery, cruise missiles, will increase if proliferators can acquire effective countermeasures against missile defenses. Such countermeasures, when incorporated in an attacker's missile, are known as penetration aids or penaids. As proliferator nations acquire ballistic and cruise missiles for this purpose, it will be important to establish effective measures to counter WMD attacks. This research was designed to assist U.S. agencies charged with generating policies to discourage the proliferation of WMD and cruise missile delivery systems, thereby strengthening deterrence. Specifically, it recommends controls on potential exports of penaid-related items according to the structure of the current international policy against missile proliferation, the Missile Technology Control Regime. The recommendations account for 18 classes of such items and are based on structured interviews with government and nongovernment experts, as well as an independent technical assessment to develop a preliminary characterization of the technologies and equipment most critical to the emerging penaid threat. The project also brought together a selected group of experts to participate in a workshop to review the initial characterization of penaid technologies and equipment.
Note Online resource; title from PDF title page (RAND, viewed December 02, 2014).
Language English.
Subject Arms control.
Export controls.
Technology transfer.
Cruise missiles.
Antimissile missiles.
Technology Transfer
Armements -- Contrôle.
Exportations -- Contrôle.
Transfert de technologie.
Missiles de croisière.
Missiles antimissiles.
HISTORY -- Military -- Weapons.
Antimissile missiles. (OCoLC)fst00810568
Arms control. (OCoLC)fst00814908
Cruise missiles. (OCoLC)fst00884368
Export controls. (OCoLC)fst00918671
Technology transfer. (OCoLC)fst01145295
Genre/Form Electronic books.
Added Author Nacouzi, George, author.
McMahon, K. Scott, author.
National Defense Research Institute (U.S.)
Rand Corporation.
Other Form: Print version: Speier, Richard. Cruise missile penaid nonproliferation. Santa Monica, CA : RAND, 2014 (DLC) 2014034742
ISBN 9780833089564 (electronic bk.)
0833089560 (electronic bk.)
Standard No. AU@ 000061153381
GBVCP 1008662771

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