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SIPRI Yearbook 1973

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SIPRI yearbook 1973 cover
Distributors

Humanities Press, New York
Paul Elek, London

ISBN
91-85114-19-7
Hardback
510
Year
1973
English
Publisher
Almqvist & Wiksell, Stockholm

The SIPRI Yearbook 1973 concentrates on new topics, in four related areas:

  • Strategic arms limitation: Strategic arms limitation agreements, the prospects for SALT II and verification using reconnaissance satellites
  • Special topics: Security in Europe through disarmament and related measures, the prohibition of inhumane and indiscriminate weapons and UN peacekeeping forces
  • The development and spread of arms races: World military expenditure, resources devoted to military R&D, the trade in major weapons with the third world, domestic defence production in third world countries and a summary of the conclusions and recommendations of the UN report on disarmament and development
  • Developments in arms control and disarmament, 1972: Multilateral disarmament negotiations, the status of implementation of agreements related to disarmament, the Antarctic Treaty and a chronology of major events related to disarmament in 1972

Contents

 

Part I. Strategic Arms Limitation

1. Strategic arms limitation agreements

Jozef Goldblat

Appendix 1A. Treaty between the United States of America and the Union of Soviet Socialist Republics on the limitation of anti-ballistic missile systems

Appendix 1B. Interim Agreement between the United States of America and the Union of Soviet Socialist Republics on certain measures with respect to the limitation of strategic offensive arms

Appendix 1C. Protocol to the Interim Agreement between the United States of America and the Union of Soviet Socialist Republics on certain measures with respect to the limitation of strategic offensive arms

Appendix 1D. Agreement on measures to reduce the risk of outbreak of nuclear war between the United States of America and the Union of Soviet Socialist Republics

Appendix 1E. Agreement between the United States of America and the Union of Soviet Socialist Republics on measures to improve the USA–USSR direct communications link with annex, supplementing and modifying the memorandum of understanding with annex, of June 20, 1963

Appendix 1F. Agreement between the government of the United States of America and the government of the Union of Soviet Socialist Republics on the prevention of incidents on and over the high seas

2. The prospects of SALT II

George Rathjens

3. Verification using reconnaissance satellites

Bhupendra Jasani

 

Part II. Special Topics

4. Security in Europe through disarmament and related measures

Prvoslav Davinic

5. The prohibition of inhumane and indiscriminate weapons

Malvern Lumsden

Appendix 5A. Chronology of events related to the prohibition of inhumane and indiscriminate weapons, April 1968–March 1973

Appendix 5B. Amendments submitted by government experts to the ICRC Conference, 3 May–3 June 1972

6. UN peacekeeping forces

Carl Erik Tottie

Appendix 6A. Summary of a "Status of Forces Agreement"

 

Part III. The Development and Spread of Arms Races

7. World military expenditure in 1972

Richard Booth and Birgitta Svensson

Appendix 7A. Sources and methods

8. Military research and development, 1972

Randy Forsberg

Appendix 8A. Statistical tables, sources and methods

9. The trade in major weapons with the third world, 1972

Eva Grenbäck

Appendix 9A. Sources and methods

Appendix 9B. Arms trade register: register of major weapon transfers to third world countries, 1971–1972

10. Domestic defence production in third world countries

Signe Landgren-B–ckstr–m

11. Disarmament and development: summary and conclusion of the UN report

 

Part IV. Developments in Arms Control and Disarmament, 1972

12. Multilateral disarmament negotiations in 1972

Jozef Goldblat

Appendix 12A. List of states which have signed, ratified, acceeded or succeeded to the Geneva Protocol of 17 June 1925, for the prohibition of the use in war of asphyxiating, poisonous and other gases, and of bacteriological methods of warfare, as of 31 December 1972

Appendix 12B. List of United Nations General Assembly resolutions on disarmament and related matters in 1972

13. The status of the implementation of agreements related to disarmament

Jozef Goldblat

Appendix 13A. Bilateral arms-control agreements between the USA and the USSR as of 31 December 1972

Appendix 13B. Multilateral agreements related to disarmament as of 31 December 1972

Appendix 13C. Preliminary list of announced and presumed nuclear explosions in 1972

14. The arms-control experiment in the Antarctic

Jozef Goldblat

Appendix 14A. The Antarctic Treaty

15. Chronology of major events related to disarmament issues

Jozef Goldblat