Department of Defense appropriations for 1988: hearings before a subcommittee of the Committee on Appropriations, House of Representatives, One hundredth Congress, first session

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Page 415 - IG performs audits within the Office of the Secretary of Defense, the Organization of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, the Unified Commands, the Defense agencies, and the Military Departments.
Page 190 - I have determined that in the future the United States must base decisions regarding its strategic force structure on the nature and magnitude of the threat posed by Soviet strategic forces...
Page 310 - The SA-10 and SA-X-12 may have the potential to intercept some types of strategic ballistic missiles as well. This is a serious development because these systems are expected to be deployed widely throughout the Soviet Union in the 1980' s. They could, if properly supported, add a significant point-target defense coverage to a nationwide Soviet ABM deployment.
Page 650 - The US strategy is designed to capitalize on the durable strengths of the United States its political and social values, diversified economy, advanced technology, and the will and ingenuity of its people...
Page 678 - Soviets are convinced that strategic nuclear forces will deter attacks on the Soviet Union and reduce the will of others to challenge Soviet political or military actions in general. The US strategic nuclear posture is based on the Triad, a combination of land-based intercontinental ballistic missiles (ICBMs), submarine-launched ballistic missiles (SLBMs), and long-range bombers. The Triad continues to provide a balanced range of offensive retaliatory capabilities. The US nuclear deterrent also includes...
Page 240 - ... government of such country is failing to take adequate measures to prevent narcotic drugs or other controlled substances cultivated or produced or processed illicitly, in whole or in part, in such country, or transported through such country, from being sold illegally within the jurisdiction of such country to United States personnel or their dependents, or from being smuggled into the United States. Such prohibition shall continue in force until the President determines and reports to the Congress...
Page 229 - ... days in advance of the proposed contract award: Provided, That no part of any appropriation contained in this Act shall be available to initiate a multiyear contract for which the economic order quantity advance procurement is not funded at least to the limits of the Government's liability: Provided further, That no part of any appropriation contained in this Act shall be available to initiate multiyear procurement contracts for any systems or component thereof if the value of the multiyear contract...
Page 51 - Defense to a military officer who performed exceptionally meritorious service in a duty of great responsibility with the Office of the Secretary of Defense, the Organization of the Joint Chiefs of Staff...
Page 696 - Organization of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, constitute the immediate military staff of the Secretary of Defense. The Joint Chiefs of Staff are the principal military advisers to the President, the National Security Council, and the Secretary of Defense.
Page 350 - I do not believe that Soviet Russia desires war. What they desire is the fruits of war and the indefinite expansion of their power and doctrines.

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