Monitoring and Verification in Arms Control

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This report reviews some of the monitoring and verification provisions in the new START Treaty between the U.S. and Russia and compares these with some of the provisions in the original START Treaty. It focuses, specifically, on differences between the treaties in the provisions governing the exchange of data, known as telemetry, generated during missile flight tests; provisions governing the monitoring of mobile intercontinental ballistic missiles (ICBMs); and differences in the numbers and types of on-site inspections.

Creator(s): Woolf, Amy F.
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Creation Date: July 2, 2011
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UNT Libraries Government Documents Department
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Congressional Research Service Reports
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Creator (Author):
Woolf, Amy F.

Specialist in Nuclear Weapons Policy

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Place of Publication: Washington D.C.
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  • Creation: July 2, 2011
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United States
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Russia
Description:

This report reviews some of the monitoring and verification provisions in the new START Treaty between the U.S. and Russia and compares these with some of the provisions in the original START Treaty. It focuses, specifically, on differences between the treaties in the provisions governing the exchange of data, known as telemetry, generated during missile flight tests; provisions governing the monitoring of mobile intercontinental ballistic missiles (ICBMs); and differences in the numbers and types of on-site inspections.

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28 pages.

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Congressional Research Service Reports
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