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SIPRI Yearbook 1975

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SIPRI yearbook 1975 cover
ISSN
0347–2205
Distributors

Almqvist & Wiksell International, Stockholm
MIT Press, Cambridge, MA, and London

ISBN
0–262–19140–7
Hardback
618
Year
1975
English
Publisher
Stockholm International Peace Research Institute, Stockholm

The SIPRI Yearbook 1975 concentrates on new topics, in four related areas:

  • 1974, the year in review: Nuclear-weapon proliferation, nuclear deterrent policies, the prohibition of inhumane and indiscriminate weapons, and the Indian Ocean
  • Developments in world armaments: The dynamics of world military expenditure, world armaments in 1974, and naval stocks
  • Advances in weapon technology: Long-range cruise missiles, drones and remotely piloted vehicles, and reconnaissance satellites
  • Developments in arms control and disarmament: Disarmament negotiations in 1974, the status of the implementation of agreements related to disarmament, security aspects in the Law of the Sea debate, and a chronology of major events related to disarmament issues in 1974

Contents

 

Part I. 1974, The Year in Review

1. The main events of the year

Frank Barnaby

2. Nuclear-weapon proliferation

Frank Barnaby and Benjamin Sanders

3. Nuclear deterrent policies

Frank Barnaby

4. The prohibition of inhumane and indiscriminate weapons

Malvern Lumsden

5. The Indian Ocean

Frank Barnaby

Appendix 5A. The British Indian Ocean territory

Appendix 5B.

Appendix 5C. List of planned construction at Diego Garcia

 

Part II. Developments in World Armaments

6. World military expenditure, 1974

Appendix 6A. Reduction of military budgets

Richard Booth

Appendix 6B. World military expenditure, 1974

Richard Booth

7. The production and trade of major weapon systems in industrialized countries, 1974

Ron Huisken

Appendix 7A. Registers of indigenous and licensed production of major weapons in industrialized countries, 1974

Ron Huisken

Appendix 7B. Register of arms trade to industrialized countries, 1974

Richard Booth

8. Major weapon procurement in third world countries, 1974

Signe Landgren-Bäckström

Appendix 8A. Registers of indigenous and licensed production in third world countries, 1974

Signe Landgren-Bäckström

Appendix 8B. Register of arms trade to third world countries, 1974

Signe Landgren-Bäckström

9. Sources and methods for world armaments data

Ron Huisken

10. World stock of fighting vessels, 1950–74

Ron Huisken

 

Part III. Advances in Weapon Technology

11. Long-range cruise missiles

Kosta Tsipis

12. Drones and remotely piloted vehicless

Bhupendra Jasani

13. Reconnaissance satellites

Bhupendra Jasani

 

Part IV. Developments in Arms Control and Disarmament

14. Disarmament negotiations in 1974

Jozef Goldblat

Appendix 14A. Treaty between the United States of America and the Union of Soviet Socialist Republics on the limitation of underground nuclear weapon tests

Appendix 14B. Estimated yields of underground explosions in the USA and the USSR, 1969–73

Appendix 14C. Protocol of the treaty between the United States of America and the Union of Soviet Socialist Republics on the limitation of anti-ballistic missile systems

Appendix 14D. Joint US–Soviet statement of 24 November 1974

Appendix 14E. Working papers on the prohibition of chemical weapons, presented at the Conference of the Committee on Disarmament (CCD) in 1974

Appendix 14F. Definition of aggression

Appendix 14G. UN General Assembly resolutions on disarmament and related matters

15. The implementation of agreements related to disarmament

Jozef Goldblat

Appendix 15A. Announced and presumed nuclear explosions in 1972–74

Appendix 15B. Nuclear explosions, 1945–74 (announced and presumed)

Appendix 15C. Convention on registration of objects launched into outer space

Appendix 15D. Official reactions to the first Indian nuclear explosion

Appendix 15E. Status of NPT safeguards agreements with non-nuclear-weapon states, as of 31 January 1975

Appendix 15F. Agreements providing for IAEA safeguards other than those in connection with the NPT, approved by the IAEA Board, as of 31 January 1975

Appendix 15G. Memorandum B attached to the letters from supplier countries, addressed in 1974 to the Director-General of the IAEA

Appendix 15H. 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 1974

Appendix 15I. List of parties to the 1949 Geneva Conventions for the protection of war victims, as of 31 December 1974

Appendix 15J. Bilateral arms control agreements between the USA and the USSR, as of 31 December 1974

Appendix 15K. Multilateral agreements related to disarmament, as of 31 December 1974

16. Security aspects in the Law of the Sea debate

Jozef Goldblat

17. Chronology of major events concerning disarmament and related issues

Jozef Goldblat