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Comparisons of Soviet and U.S. technology

Perry, Robert

Comparisons of Soviet and U.S. technology

by Perry, Robert

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Published by Rand in Santa Monica, CA .
Written in English

    Places:
  • United States.,
  • Soviet Union.
    • Subjects:
    • Technology -- United States.,
    • Technology -- Soviet Union.

    • Edition Notes

      StatementRobert Perry.
      Series[Report] - Rand Corporation ; R-827-PR
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsAS36.R3 R-827, T21 R-827
      The Physical Object
      Paginationxi, 40 p. ;
      Number of Pages40
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL4486058M
      LC Control Number79315041

      The first country to develop and to military use nuclear warheads in the world. Everything started from the Manhattan project, a research that had one particular goal in focus – to develop and produce the first nuclear weapon. Americans were the first to wield such powerful weapon. Everything started in , which is date of the beginning of. and progressively more detailed chapters. Chapter I provides a comparison of U.S. and Soviet strategies, Chapters II and III deal with U.S. strategy and Soviet strategy, while Chapters IV and V cover U.S. systems and Soviet systems. This Executive Summary is drawn directly from, and highlights critical judgments of, these five Size: 7MB.

      In the economic sphere, communism calls for the government to take control of all the capital and industry in the country in an effort to get rid of economic inequality. On the other hand, a democracy respects individuals' right to own property and means of production. The political landscape is also very different in a democracy vs. under. The absence of an established U.S. materials science and engineering strategy raises fundamental questions. For instance, is the declining U.S. position in technology (e.g., in the steel industry) appropriate to a country at the stage of development that has been reached by the United States, or is it a result of a lack of strategic thinking?

      7 Russia and the Soviet Union Then and Now Stanley Fischer As the republics of the former Soviet Union struggle to find a way out of the chaos of the unprecedented peacetime collapse of a superpower, attention inev- itably centers on the pressing problems of reform. Hydrogen Aircraft Technology discusses the potential of hydrogen for subsonic, supersonic, and hypersonic applications. Designs with sample configurations of aircraft for all three speed categories are presented, in addition to performance comparisons to equivalent designs for aircraft using conventional kerosine-type fuel and configurations.


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