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e-Book Making the MIRV: Study of Defence Decision Making download

by Ted Greenwood

ISBN: 0884100332
ISBN13: 978-0884100331
Language: English
Publisher: HarperCollins Distribution Services (November 19, 1975)
Pages: 256
Category: Military
Subategory: History

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Making the Mirv book. The MIRV case provides a broad basis for identifying general features of the .

Making the Mirv book. A definitive study of the decision-making process that led to the development and deployment of multiple independently targetable reentry vehicles on intercontinental ballistic missiles. This book takes a multi-dimensional approach to trace the variety of factors that affected the program.

Greenwood knowingly identifies the multiple actors and complex considerations in the evolving decision process, dissects motivations and perspectives, and draws a set of useful propositions relating to the control o. .

Greenwood knowingly identifies the multiple actors and complex considerations in the evolving decision process, dissects motivations and perspectives, and draws a set of useful propositions relating to the control of technology. One is that significant. A sophisticated, close-up, yet jargon-free analysis of one of the most fateful strategic weapons decisions of the nuclear era. Greenwood knowingly identifies the multiple actors and complex considerations in the evolving decision process, dissects motivations and perspectives, and draws a set of useful propositions relating to the control of technology.

This made it feasible to deploy MIRVs on the Minuteman because earlier versions had a relatively small throw- weight . 1See political scientist Ted Greenwood's significant study, Making of the MIRV: A Study of Defense Decision Making (Ballinger.

MIRV would be used to reduce collateral damage "by matching the yield to the target. MIRVs could hit point targets, such as a missile base or silo, so accurately that only a small nuclear warhead would be necessary to achieve the anticipated destruction.

Short books to feed your craving for ideas. Our daily coverage of the world of ideas. Inspiration delivered straight to your inbox. So then, what is our gut good for? Well, all the studies I've read conclude that it's best-suited for everyday things that we have lots and lots of experience in, like how we just know that our friend is mad at us before we've even said anything to them, or whether we can fit our car into a tight parking spot. But when it comes to the really big stuff, like what's our career path going to be or who should we marry, why should we assume that our intuitions are better calibrated for these than slow, proper analysis?

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Greenwood, Ted. Making the MIRV: A Study of Defense Decision Making. New York, NY: Institute of War and Peace Studies, Columbia University, 1988, pp. 1-12, and 51-81. Watts, Barry D. Clausewitzian Friction and Future War. Washington, DC: National Defense University Institute for National Strategic Studies, McNair Paper 52, October 1996 (Revised July 2000), pp. 1-10. 8. Defense Suppression Post Vietnam. Setting The Context: Suppression of Enemy Air Defenses and Joint War Fighting in an Uncertain World. Maxwell AFB, AL: Air University Press, 1994, pp. 93-110. Thornborough, Anthony . and Frank B. Mormillo.

Books by Ted Greenwood. Making the MIRV: Study of Defence Decision Making.

69 See Greenwood, Ted, Making the MIRV: A Study of Defense Decision Making (Cambridge, Mass. 83 Fred Iklé's book with this title (New York: Praeger, 1967) serves as a devastating indictment of American negotiating practice in SALT from 1969 until 1976

69 See Greenwood, Ted, Making the MIRV: A Study of Defense Decision Making (Cambridge, Mass. 83 Fred Iklé's book with this title (New York: Praeger, 1967) serves as a devastating indictment of American negotiating practice in SALT from 1969 until 1976. 84 Very much to the point is Zartman, I. William, The Political Analysis of Negotiation: How Who Gets What and When, World Politics, 26 (April, 1974), 385–399. Also see Zartman,, e. The Analysis of Negotiation (New York: Anchor, 1975); and the special issue of Journal of International Affairs, 29 (Spring, 1975), An Era of Negotiation.

A definitive study of the decision-making process that led to the development and deployment of multiple independently targetable reentry vehicles on intercontinental ballistic missiles

A definitive study of the decision-making process that led to the development and deployment of multiple independently targetable reentry vehicles on intercontinental ballistic missiles. This book takes a multi-dimensional approach to trace the variety of factors that affected the program more eral features of the .

decision was made to proceed with development of a Mark 12 MIRV .

The process and its successive development is recorded in great detail in several excellent studies: by Greenwood and by Tammen for the MIRV (1), and by Sapolsky for the Poseidon (2). This chapter will only inci-dentally remark on developments in accuracy .

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