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U.S. cruise missile programs

Charles A. Sorrels

U.S. cruise missile programs

development, deployment, and implications for arms control

by Charles A. Sorrels

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Published by Brassey"s Publishers in Oxford [Oxfordshire], New York .
Written in English

    Places:
  • United States,
  • United States.
    • Subjects:
    • Cruise missiles.,
    • Arms control -- United States.,
    • United States -- Military policy.

    • Edition Notes

      Includes bibliographical references and index.

      Other titlesUS cruise missile programs., United States cruise missile programs.
      Statementby Charles A. Sorrels.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsUG1312.C7 S67 1983
      The Physical Object
      Paginationix, 250 p. :
      Number of Pages250
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL3162262M
      ISBN 10008030527X
      LC Control Number83004076


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