From Polaris to Trident: The Development of US Fleet Ballistic Missile Technology

From Polaris to Trident: The Development of US Fleet Ballistic Missile Technology

by Graham Spinardi

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ISBN-13: 9780521054010
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
Publication date: 01/21/2008
Series: Cambridge Studies in International Relations , #30
Pages: 268
Sales rank: 933,321
Product dimensions: 5.90(w) x 8.90(h) x 0.70(d)

Table of Contents

Acknowledgements; 1. The US Fleet Ballistic Missile system: technology and nuclear war; 2. Theoretical models of weapons development; 3. Heterogeneous engineering and the origins of the fleet ballistic missile; 4. Building Polaris; 5. Success and successors; 6. Poseidon; 7. Strat-X, ULMS and Trident I; 8. The improved accuracy programme and Trident II; 9. Understanding technical change in weaponry; 10. Appendix: list of interviewees; Notes; Index.

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