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SIPRI Yearbook 1974

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Distributors

MIT Press, Cambridge, MA, and London

ISBN
0–262–19129–6
Hardback
526
Year
1974
English
Publisher
Almqvist & Wiksell, Stockholm

The SIPRI Yearbook 1974 concentrates on new topics, in four related areas:

  • 1973, the year in review: Military lessons of the wars in the Middle East and Indo-China, mutual force reductions in Europe, the nuclear deterrence debate, and developments in strategic nuclear weapons since SALT I
  • Developments in world armaments: The dynamics of world military expenditure, and world armaments in 1973
  • Advances in weapon technology: Reconnaissance satellites, antisubmarine warfare, and the automated battlefield
  • Developments in arms control and disarmament: Disarmament negotiations in 1973, the status of the implementation of agreements related to disarmament, and a chronology of major events related to disarmament issues in 1973

Contents

 

Part I. 1973, The Year in Review

1. The main events of the year

Frank Barnaby

2. The military lessons of the Middle East War

Frank Barnaby

3. Military developments following the ceasefire agreements in Indo-China

Malvern Lumsden

4. Mutual force reductions in Europe

Olga Šukovic

Appendix 4A. The military balance between NATO and the WTO

Carl Erik Tottie

5. The nuclear deterrence debate

Frank Barnaby

Appendix 5A. Strategic doctrines of NATO and the WTO

Olga Šuković

Appendix 5B. Chronological developments of US and Soviet strategic nuclear forces

6. Developments in strategic nuclear weapons since SALT I

Randall Forsberg

 

Part II. Developments in World Armaments

7. The dynamics of world military expenditure

Ron Huisken

Appendix 7A. The cost of acquiring, operating and maintaining weapons

8. World armaments, 1973

Richard Booth, Randall Forsberg, Eva Grenbäck, Ron Huisken and Signe Landgren-Bäckström

Appendix 8A. Sources and methods

Richard Booth, Randall Forsberg, Eva Grenbäck, Ron Huisken and Signe Landgren-Bäckström

Appendix 8B. Estimating Soviet military expenditure

Ron Huisken

Appendix 8C. World military expenditure, 1973

Richard Booth

Appendix 8D. Register of indigenously designed weapons in development or production, 1973

Richard Booth, Randall Forsberg, Eva Grenbäck, Ron Huisken and Signe Landgren-Bäckström

Appendix 8E. Register of licensed production of foreign-designed major weapons, 1973

Richard Booth, Randall Forsberg, Eva Grenbäck, Ron Huisken and Signe Landgren-Bäckström

Appendix 8F. Register of world arms trade, 1972–73

Richard Booth, Randall Forsberg, Eva Grenbäck, Ron Huisken and Signe Landgren-Bäckström

 

Part III. Advances in Weapon Technology

9. Reconnaissance satellites

Bhupendra Jasani

10. Antisubmarine warfare

Kosta Tsipis

11. The automated battlefield

Carl Stares and Carl Erik Tottie

 

Part IV. Developments in Arms Control and Disarmament

12. Disarmament negotiations in 1973

Jozef Goldblat

Appendix 12A. Basic principles of negotiations on the further limitation of strategic offensive arms. Agreement between the United States of America and the Union of Soviet Socialist Republics

Appendix 12B. Agreement between the United States of America and the Union of Soviet Socialist Republics on the prevention of nuclear war

Appendix 12C. 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 1973

Appendix 12D. Documents relating to the question of a comprehensive test ban, presented for discussion at the 1973 session of the Conference of the Committee on Disarmament (CCD)

Appendix 12E. Treaties expressly prohibiting the use of specific conventional (non-nuclear) weapons

Appendix 12F. UN General Assembly resolutions on disarmament and related matters

Appendix 12G. Record of the nuclear-weapon powers' votes on the main resolutions concerning disarmament at the UN General Assembly in 1973

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 1973

Appendix 13B. Multilateral agreements related to disarmament as of 31 December 1973

Appendix 13C. Announced and presumed nuclear explosions in 1972 and 1973

Appendix 13D. Protocols signed together with certain IAEA nuclear safeguards agreements

Appendix 13E. Treaty banning nuclear weapon tests in the atomsphere, in outer space and under water

Appendix 13F. French nuclear explosions, as of 31 December 1973

Appendix 13G. Chinese nuclear explosions, as of 31 December 1973

Appendix 13H. Nuclear explosions, 1945–73 (announced and presumed)

14. Chronology of major events related to disarmament issues

Jozef Goldblat