T. Van Rensburg


The development of nuclear missiles with special reference to the Soviet Union and the USA is dealt with. Ballistic Missiles, Cruiser Missiles and the strategic implications of the development of the latter are analysed. The author then proceeds to discuss the development of the Neutron bomb and its application as well as the implications of its application.


development of nuclear missiles; Neutron bomb; Ballistic Missiles; Cruiser Missiles; Sputnik 1; MIRV-tegnologie; 'precision guided munitions'

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DOI: https://doi.org/10.5787/12-1-636


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