New Book Focuses on Birth of Soviet Union's Air and Missile Defense Systems Written 21 September 2015
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Details Technical and Policy Considerations that Drove Development of Systems
September 21, 2015 – Reston, Va. – “Intercept 1961: The Birth of Soviet Missile Defense,” written by Mike Gruntman, an AIAA Associate Fellow, and professor of astronautics at the University of Southern California (USC), highlights the birth and evolution of air and missile defense systems in the former Soviet Union, the defense doctrines that spurred their development and deployment, and the key role that missile policy played in the Cold War era. (Published by AIAA, 2015; 309 pages, hardback, ISBN-978-1-62410-349-0; $39.95 list price)
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