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burden of Soviet defense

Abraham Samuel Becker

burden of Soviet defense

a political-economic essay

by Abraham Samuel Becker

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

    Places:
  • Soviet Union
    • Subjects:
    • Soviet Union -- Defenses -- Economic aspects.,
    • Soviet Union -- Economic policy.

    • Edition Notes

      StatementAbraham S. Becker.
      ContributionsRand Corporation., United States. Air Force.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsHC340.D4 B42
      The Physical Object
      Paginationix, 86 p. :
      Number of Pages86
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL4269728M
      ISBN 100833003569
      LC Control Number81015836

        In , for instance, the C.I.A. announced it had been off by percent in its assessment of the Soviet defense burden. The figure was .   This unusual information on the magnitude of the defense burden was, contained in the published text, of an economic report delivered yesterday .

      The curtailment of the published indicators concerning the Soviet military budget has taken place gradually. In the mids, Soviet military expenditures were divided into nine major groups, such as salaries, organizational and administrative expenses, clothing-subsistence costs, technical supply, cultural and educational expenses, finance of defense industry, etc., which were in turn.   When Gorbachev came to power, the influence of the military had declined somewhat from its highest point in the early s. It was tainted with the blunders of SS deployment, Afghanistan and the shooting down of the Korean airliner (later, the Mathias Rust flight supplied a fourth blunder). Notes in some detail changes of personnel, which have tended to reduce military influence, .

      Download History Of Strategic Air And Ballistic Missile Defense books, From the book's Foreword: In the early s, the U.S. Army Center of Military History contracted with BDM Corporation for a history of U.S. efforts to counter Soviet air and missile threats during the Cold War. The resulting two-volume History of Strategic Air and Ballistic. Andrew Marshall, Director of Net Assessment in the Defense Department, noted this problem in in assessing the burden of Soviet defense spending.


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The Soviet Defence Enigma: Estimating Costs and Burden (SIPRI Monograph Series) [Jacobsen, Carl G.] on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers. The Soviet Defence Enigma: Estimating Costs and Burden (SIPRI Monograph Series).

Section II defines and analyzes the concept of the Soviet defense burden, then surveys empirical measures of the burden. Section III is skeptical about the extent to which the Soviet buildup is a response to external threats to security. The persistent buildup is seen instead to reflect the leadership's perception of national priorities and to Cited by: 9.

The Many Burdens of Defense in the Soviet Union, Rush V. Greenslade. Those who have followed the writings and estimates on Soviet military expenditures over the years are aware of considerable difference of opinion as to how much of a burden on the Soviet economy military programs are and as to the correct way to measure the burden.

Ways of measuring burden have, indeed, proliferated in. The Dynamic Burden of Soviet Defence Spending. Soviet Economy in the s: Problems and Prospects, Part One. Selected Papers submitted to the Joint Economic Committee.

Congress of the United States (Washington, DC, ) p. Google ScholarAuthor: R. Maddock. Goodreads helps you keep track of books you want to read.

Start by marking “Final Judgment: My Life as a Soviet Defense Attorney” as Want to Read: Want to Read saving /5. SDI and the Soviet Defense Burden Gregory G.

Hildebrandt December ELECTE SM AY 3 1 i RAND 89 5 The research reported here was sponsored by the United States Air Force under Contract FC Further information may be obtained from the Long Range Planning and Doctrine Division, Directorate of Plans, Hq. prices, the share of defense in GNP declines from 24 percent in to 14 percent in It then varies only within the range of 14 to 16 percent between and This calculation provoked a good deal of controversy over the years as it was taken to represent the burden of defense on the Soviet economy.

between defense burden and resource allocation choices. A final section speculates on the implications for future defense spending. How Large is the Soviet Defense Burden. The defense burden is conventionally measured as the share of total output--most often GNP, sometimes gross domestic product or national income--allocated to defense.

Books. All Books. Book Reviews underestimated the burden of Soviet defense spending, and ignored Mr. Gorbachev's efforts to conduct a strategic retreat and to engage the United States in a. Fears of Soviet accuracy and confidence in our own were the burden of the secret Presidential Direct whose outline was first leaked in late July of this year.

6 Secretary of Defense Harold Brown, addressing the Naval War College on Aug discussed the new strategy and said, “For planning purposes, therefore, we must assume that. Reviewed in the United States on Janu This is a very good overall book on the Soviet war economy of It provides much statistical data on employment, productivity, GDP, military industrial production or output, and industrial manufacturing output in s: 3.

ISBN: OCLC Number: Notes: "A project Air Force report prepared for the United States Air Force." "RAF." "October ". Economic Burden of Soviet Defense Soviet input—output table for and a machinery product usage breakdown of investment demand for that year by a Soviet scholar The derivation shows that for four high technology machinery output categories— electrotechnical machinery and equipment, precision instruments, transportation machinery.

"Sitting On Bayonets?: the Soviet Defense Burden and Moscow's Economic Dilemma" published on 01 Jan by Brill. For historians and political scientists interested in the Cold War, U.S.-Soviet relations, the politics of defense spending, and the history of U.S. intelligence and estimation of Soviet forces, Soviet Defense Spending will be a valuable and enlightening explanation of a crucial part of the U.S.

intelligence system. The economy of the Soviet Union was based on state ownership of the means of production, collective farming, and industrial highly centralized Soviet-type economic planning was managed by the administrative-command Soviet economy was characterized by state control of investment, a dependence on natural resources, shortages, public ownership of industrial.

In this book Mark Harrison rebuilds and analyses the Soviet economy's wartime statistical record, examining its prewar size and composition, and wartime changes in GNP, employment, the defence burden, and the role of foreign aid.

Complementing classic long-run growth studies, the book compares the Soviet experience with that of other great powers. Published by the Soviet Ministry of Defense inthis hardcover book contains pages showing pictures of the various uniforms in the Soviet Armed Forces. This book was published in Moscow, and is written in Russian.

Brand New. PRICE HISTORY OF SOVIET POLICE UNIFORMS. This paper discusses three issues: the level of Soviet military expenditure and the size of the resulting burden on the economy; current Soviet resource allocation policy dilemmas and the role of the military-economic system in their generation and possible future resolution; and the implications of the interconnections between defense spending and overall resource allocation for future growth.

The military history of the Soviet Union began in the days following the October Revolution that brought the Bolsheviks to power. In the new government formed the Red Army, which then defeated its various internal enemies in the Russian Civil War of The years – saw defeats for the Red Army in the Polish-Soviet War () and in independence wars for Estonia.

In Soviet Defense Spending: A History of CIA Estimates, –, Noel E. Firth and James H. Noren, who spent much of their long CIA careers estimating and studying Soviet defense spending, provide a closer look at those estimates and consider how and why they were made.

In the process, the authors chronicle the development of a significant.towards research on “Soviet production, employment, and the defense burden, and ”, and by study leave from the University of Warwick.

The Soviet Defense Industry Complex in World War II I. Historical background 1. Formation and structure economic priority of the Soviet defense sector. Old Soviet Civil Defense Book. Here is an old Soviet civil defense book. Books like this were used to raise awareness of sudden attack performed on Soviet Union in masses.

Like, what to do if nuclear bomb drops.