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Cruise missiles proven capability should affect aircraft and force structure requirements : report to Congressional committees by

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Published by The Office, The Office [distributor in Washington, D.C, Gaithersburg, MD (P.O. Box 6015, Gaithersburg 20884-6015) .
Written in English

Subjects:

  • United States. Air Force -- Weapons systems.,
  • Cruise missiles.

Book details:

Edition Notes

Other titlesProven capability should affect aircraft and force structure requirements
StatementUnited States General Accounting Office.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsUG1312.C7 U54 1995
The Physical Object
Pagination60 p. :
Number of Pages60
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL878871M
LC Control Number95166022
OCLC/WorldCa32416588

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