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The U.S. military"s quest for useable weapons

David A. Koplow

The U.S. military"s quest for useable weapons

death by moderation

by David A. Koplow

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Published by Cambridge University Press in Cambridge, England, New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Military weapons -- United States -- Case studies,
  • Weapons systems -- United States -- Case studies,
  • Precision guided munitions -- United States,
  • Tactical nuclear weapons -- United States,
  • Land mines -- United States,
  • Anti-satellite weapons -- United States,
  • Nonlethal weapons -- United States,
  • United States -- Armed Forces -- Weapons systems -- Case studies

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references and index.

    StatementDavid A. Koplow.
    GenreCase studies
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsUF503 .K66 2010
    The Physical Object
    Paginationp. cm.
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL23223530M
    ISBN 109780521119511, 9780521135344
    LC Control Number2009017285

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