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U.S. policy on ASAT arms control

Ronald Reagan

U.S. policy on ASAT arms control

communication from the President of the United States transmitting his administration"s policy on arms control for antisatellite systems as required in the conference report for the Department of Defense Appropriations Act for fiscal year 1984.

by Ronald Reagan

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Published by U.S. G.P.O. in Washington .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Space warfare.,
  • Space weapons.,
  • Arms control.

  • Edition Notes

    Other titlesUS policy on A.S.A.T. arms control.
    SeriesHouse document -- 98-197., House document (United States. Congress (98th, 2nd session : 1984). House) -- 98-197.
    ContributionsReagan, Ronald., United States. Congress. House. Committee on Appropriations.
    The Physical Object
    Pagination24 p. ;
    Number of Pages24
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL15306179M

    The U.S. Arms Control and Disarmament Agency (ACDA) was an independent agency of the United States government that existed from to Its mission was to strengthen United States national security by "formulating, advocating, negotiating, implementing and verifying effective arms control, nonproliferation, and disarmament policies, strategies, and agreements."Preceding agency: U.S. Department of State: U.S. . in, Arms Control and Disarmament Agreements,U.S. Arms Control and Disarmament Agency ( cd.), p. or in space, of other nonnuclear components for such weapon systems. The power source could be tested underground on Earth,1° as are other nuclear weapons, and the nonnuclear components could be tested separately in space. The Outer.

    In this episode of our special Election series of The President’s Inbox, Elbridge Colby and Lori Esposito Murray join host James M. Lindsay to discuss arms control and U.S. nuclear policy. Foreign Relations of the United States, –, National Security Policy; Arms Control and Disarmament, Volume III by Keefer, Edward C., ed. Publication Date: Office of .

      But I refer to any of you who would like to get the real detailed information on this, to the report to the Congress on U.S. policy on ASAT arms control dated March 31st, , by Frank Gaffney. Smashing RORSATs: the origin of the F ASAT program by Dwayne Day Monday, Janu In early , when the United States Navy used a missile launched from a guided missile cruiser to shoot down a failed American reconnaissance satellite, many people in the United States and around the world interpreted it as a response to the Chinese test of an anti-satellite (ASAT.


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the superpowers, rather than pursuing an ASAT arms race, enter into an arms control agreement limiting ASAT development, testing, or deployment.

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The ASM ASAT is an air-launched anti-satellite multistage missile that was developed by Ling-Temco-Vought 's LTV Aerospace division. The ASM was carried exclusively by United States Air Force (USAF) F Eagle fighter aircraft.

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The author concludes that current U.S. policy is both shortsighted and unbalanced in stressing ASAT development over meaningful limitations on space weaponry.