Cover: PGMs


Changing Weapon Priorities, New Risks, New Opportunities

Published in: Astronautics and Aeronautics, Vol. 14, Mar. 1976, p. 36-46

Posted on 1976

by James Digby

Discusses questions raised by the new wide availability of precision guided munitions (PGMs). Nonnuclear PGMs make smaller states and NATO more defensible, thus short-run stability is increased. PGMs will play an important part in making or countering a threat to use limited nuclear force.

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