Intermediate-Range Nuclear Forces Treaty

Intermediate-Range Nuclear Forces Treaty
INF Treaty, agreement signed between the United States and the Soviet Union in 1987 that required the removal of short-range and intermediate-range nuclear missiles from Europe

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  • Intermediate-Range Nuclear Forces Treaty — The Intermediate Range Nuclear Forces Treaty (INF) was a 1987 agreement between the United States and the Soviet Union. Signed in Washington, D.C. by U.S. President Ronald Reagan and General Secretary Mikhail Gorbachev on December 8, 1987, it was …   Wikipedia

  • Intermediate-Range Nuclear Forces Treaty — Traité sur les forces nucléaires à portée intermédiaire Le président américain Ronald Reagan et le secrétaire du Parti communiste Mikhail Gorbachev signent l INF le 8 décembre 1987 à la Maison Blanche. Le Traité sur les forces nucléaires à portée …   Wikipédia en Français

  • Intermediate Range Nuclear Forces Treaty — INF Treaty, agreement signed between the United States and the Soviet Union in 1987 that required removal of short and intermediate range nuclear missiles from Europe …   English contemporary dictionary

  • Intermediate-Range Nuclear Forces Treaty — ▪ United States Union of Soviet Socialist Republics [1987] abbreviation  INF Treaty        nuclear arms control accord reached by the United States and the Soviet Union (Union of Soviet Socialist Republics) in 1987 in which those two nations… …   Universalium

  • Intermediate Range Nuclear Forces — US Präsident Reagan (rechts) und der Sowjetische Generalsekretär Gorbatschow (links) unterzeichnen den INF Vertrag im Weißen Haus, 1987 …   Deutsch Wikipedia

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  • Intermediate-range ballistic missile — An intermediate range ballistic missile (IRBM) is a ballistic missile with a range of 3,000 5,500 km (1,865 3,420 miles), between a medium range ballistic missile and an intercontinental ballistic missile. Classifying ballistic missiles by range… …   Wikipedia

  • Nuclear Non-Proliferation Treaty — Treaty on the Non Proliferation of Nuclear Weapons Participation in the Nuclear Non Proliferation Treaty …   Wikipedia

  • nuclear strategy — ▪ military Introduction  the formation of tenets and strategies for producing and using nuclear weapons.       Nuclear strategy is no different from any other form of strategy in that it involves relating military means to political ends. In this …   Universalium

  • Nuclear disarmament — United States and USSR/Russian nuclear weapons stockpiles, 1945 2006. These numbers include warheads not actively deployed, including those on reserve status or scheduled for dismantlement. Stockpile totals do not necessarily reflect nuclear… …   Wikipedia

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