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Title Space weapons--the arms control dilemma / edited by Bhupendra Jasani ; Stockholm International Peace Research Institute
Published London ; Philadelphia : Taylor & Francis, 1984


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Description xiv, 255 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
Contents Part I. The arms control dilemma - an overview / Bhupendra Jasani -- Introduction -- Targets in space -- Anti-satellite weapons -- Space-based defensive weapons -- The arms control dilemma -- Recommendations -- Part II. Militarization of space and arms control -- Military satellites and war-fighting doctrines / Thomas Karas -- Strategic doctines, the militarization and the 'semi-militarization' of space / Deborah Shapley -- Advantages and disadvantages of an eventual ban on deployment of military satellites / Carlos Trezza -- Why anti-satellite warfare should be prohibited / Jozef Scheffers -- Satellite and missile ASAT systems and potential verification problems associated with the existing Soviet systems / Marcia Smith -- Space-based directed energy beam weapons / Paul Nahin -- Implications of anti-satellite weapons for ABM issues / Donald Kerr -- New means of ballistic missile defence : the question of legality and arms control implications / Jozef Goldblat-- An ASAT test ban treaty / Kirt Gottfried -- Approaches to an ASAT treaty / Walter Slocombe -- Approaches to prevent an arms race in outer space / Sune Danielsson -- Arms control in space : the need for new legal action / Peter Jankowitsch -- Averting a new round in the militarization of outer space : an urgent problem and goal / Evgenity Velikhov, Andrei Kokoshin and Alexei Vassiliev -- Verification possibilities should an ASAT treaty materialize / Michel Guionnet -- Satellite launches in 1982 and 1983 -- Treaties and treaty proposals that contain provisions aimed at some form of arms control in space
Analysis Space warfare
Notes Includes papers presented at a symposium held in Stockholm, Sept. 21-23, 1983, organized by the Stockholm International Peace Research Institute
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
Subject Anti-satellite weapons -- Congresses.
Arms control -- Congresses.
Space weapons -- Congresses.
Genre/Form Conference papers and proceedings.
Author Jasani, Bhupendra.
Stockholm International Peace Research Institute.
LC no. 84024086
ISBN 0850662621