PGMs

Changing Weapon Priorities, New Risks, New Opportunities

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

Posted on RAND.org on January 01, 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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