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SIPRI Yearbook 1977

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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 1977 concentrates on new topics, in three areas:

  • 1976, the year in review: International nuclear transactions, accidents of nuclear weapon systems, the potential chemical-warfare agent dioxin, and military satellites
  • Developments in world armaments: World military expenditure, arms production, and arms trade in 1976
  • Developments in arms control and disarmament: The implementation of arms control agreements, nuclear explosions, military manoeuvres in Europe, and a chronology of major events concerning disarmament and related issues in 1976

Contents

 

Part I. 1976, The Year in Review

1. The main events and concerns of the year

Frank Barnaby and Jozef Goldblat

Appendix 1A. The London Club

Appendix 1B. US and Soviet strategic nuclear forces, 1968–77

Randall Forsberg

2. The increase in international nuclear transactions

Sverre Lodgaard

3. Accidents of nuclear weapon systems

Milton Leitenberg

Appendix 3A. US military service branch definitions of nuclear accidents and incidents

4. Dioxin: a potential chemical-warfare agent

Karlheinz Lohs and Arthur H. Westing

5. Military satellites

Bhupendra Jasani

Appendix 5A. US air and space reconnaissance programmes

Herbert York

6. Topical issues: SIPRI publications of 1976

 

Part II. Developments in World Armaments

7. Sources and methods for the world armaments data

Appendix 7A. World military expenditure, 1976

Richard Booth

Appendix 7B. Registers of indigenous and licensed production of major weapons in industrialized countries, 1976

Bhupendra Jasani

Appendix 7C. Register of arms trade with industrialized countries, 1976

Signe Landgren-Bäckström

Appendix 7D. Registers of indigenous and licensed production of major weapons and small arms in third world countries, 1976

Bhupendra Jasani

Appendix 7E. Register of arms trade with third world countries, 1976

Signe Landgren-Bäckström

 

Part III. Developments in Arms Control and Disarmament

8. The implementation of arms control agreements

Jozef Goldblat

Appendix 8A. International agreements related to arms control and disarmament, as of 31 December 1976

Appendix 8B. Treaty between the United States of America and the Union of Soviet Socialist Republics on underground nuclear explosions for peaceful purposes

Appendix 8C. Agreement between France and the Union of Soviet Socialist Republics on the prevention of accidental or unauthorized use of nuclear weapons

Appendix 8D. Announced and presumed nuclear explosions in 1975–76

Appendix 8E. Nuclear explosions, 1945–76 (known and presumed)

Appendix 8F. Notifications of military manoeuvres in Europe, January 1976–February 1977, in implementation of the Final Act of the Conference on Security and Cooperation in Europe

Appendix 8G. Working papers and other documents relating to a comprehensive nuclear test ban, presented in 1976 at the Conference of the Committee on Disarmament (CCD)

Appendix 8H. Working papers and other documents relating to the prohibition of chemical weapons, presented in 1976 at the Conference of the Committee on Disarmament (CCD)

9. Chronology of major events concerning disarmament and related issues

Jozef Goldblat