Advanced techniques for the analysis of crisis stability, deterrence, and latency

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This is the final report of a one-year, Laboratory Directed Research and Development (LDRD) project at Los Alamos National Laboratory (LANL). The principal results of studies on crisis stability, deterrence, and latency are presented in their order of development. They capture the main features of stability analysis; relate first strike, crisis, and arms control stability as seen from US and Russian perspective; and address whether different metrics, uncertain damage preferences, or the deployment of defenses can be destabilizing. The report explores differences between unilateral and proportional force reductions in the region of deep reductions where concern shifts from stability to ... continued below

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Canavan, G. H. December 31, 1998.

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This is the final report of a one-year, Laboratory Directed Research and Development (LDRD) project at Los Alamos National Laboratory (LANL). The principal results of studies on crisis stability, deterrence, and latency are presented in their order of development. They capture the main features of stability analysis; relate first strike, crisis, and arms control stability as seen from US and Russian perspective; and address whether different metrics, uncertain damage preferences, or the deployment of defenses can be destabilizing. The report explores differences between unilateral and proportional force reductions in the region of deep reductions where concern shifts from stability to latency.

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OSTI as DE00348873

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  • Other Information: Supercedes report DE99002494; PBD: [1998]

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  • Other: DE99002494
  • Report No.: LA-UR--98-3628
  • Grant Number: W-7405-ENG-36
  • DOI: 10.2172/348873 | External Link
  • Office of Scientific & Technical Information Report Number: 348873
  • Archival Resource Key: ark:/67531/metadc682387

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Canavan, G. H. Advanced techniques for the analysis of crisis stability, deterrence, and latency, report, December 31, 1998; New Mexico. (digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc682387/: accessed November 18, 2018), University of North Texas Libraries, Digital Library, digital.library.unt.edu; crediting UNT Libraries Government Documents Department.