Raymond L. Garthoff

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How the Soviets Organize Their Airpower

The organizational structure of a nation’s air forces is a revealing guide to its strategic doctrines, and the Soviets are no exception. Their military strategic concepts have broadened in recent years to provide greater importance to the long-range offensive air...

How the Soviets Run Their Missile Program

Amid all the headlines, one important aspect of the Soviet rocket, missile, and satellite achievements has so far remained unexplored—their research, development and production program, and organization. Unfortunately, not too much is known on this score, but for a better...

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