TITLE

SDI IN THE SKY

AUTHOR(S)
Kondracke, Morton
PUB. DATE
April 1987
SOURCE
New Republic;4/20/87, Vol. 196 Issue 16, p9
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Focuses on the Strategic Defense Initiative (SDI) launched by U.S. President Ronald Reagan. Indecision of the Reagan administration whether to deploy an anti- missile system; Discussion of three separate SDI programs; Rejection of laser beams and direct energy weapons as first-generations SDI programs; View of SDI proponents regarding the cost of refitting Soviet missiles; Eventual deployment of the SDI through a space-based kinetic-kill system.
ACCESSION #
11540912

 

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