Accession Number:

ADA009975

Title:

A Quantitative Study of Controlled Flexible Response and the United States Military.

Descriptive Note:

Master's thesis,

Corporate Author:

NAVAL POSTGRADUATE SCHOOL MONTEREY CALIF

Personal Author(s):

Report Date:

1975-03-01

Pagination or Media Count:

88.0

Abstract:

Controlled Flexible Response is a nuclear deterrence strategy that is being implemented as part of the United States deterrence strategy. That strategy is explored and questions concerning its viability are discussed. The role of options and the necessity of knowing the militarys perceptions and values concerning these options is discussed. A quantitative methodology is developed to define the militarys position in regards to Controlled Flexible Response. Variables are defined, quantified, and analyzed. The results of the survey of the militarys values and perceptions concerning nuclear deterrence strategies are presented.

Subject Categories:

  • Government and Political Science

Distribution Statement:

APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE