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Strategic Defence Initiative

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  • In the early 1980s, the Kremlin's former communist rulers condemned the so-called Strategic Defence Initiative (SDI) as

    ANC Daily News Briefing

  • He has a doctorate in planetary sciences from MIT, and was known primarily as a defence technologist who had worked on the Reagan-era missile defence shield effort formally called the Strategic Defence Initiative.

    The Guardian World News

  • It was a section on the SDI, the Strategic Defence Initiative.

    The Grand Failure: The Birth & Death of Communism in the 20th Century

  • He also, with even Mrs Thatcher trying anxiously to slow him down, launched the Strategic Defence Initiative "Star Wars" which sought to create a missile shield in space and thus make nuclear weapons obsolete.

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  • The airborne laser program began in 1996 and is one in a series of missile defence programs that originated in President Ronald Reagan's Strategic Defence Initiative in 1983 - the much-maligned "Star Wars" missile shoot-down effort that was criticized as impractical, expensive and overreaching.

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  • Earlier this week, a former colleague said that Nozette was primarily a defence technologist who had worked on the Reagan-era Star Wars missile shield effort formally named the Strategic Defence Initiative.

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  • One aspect of Nozette's work on the Strategic Defence Initiative involved a project called Timber Wind, an effort to develop a rocket engine powered by a nuclear reactor, said Steven Aftergood, director of the Project on Government Secrecy at the Federation of American Scientists.

    Brandon Sun Online - Top Stories

  • Nozette was known primarily as a defence technologist who had worked on the Reagan-era Star Wars missile shield effort formally named the Strategic Defence Initiative.

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  • As you can see from the now declassified records of the Reagan-Gorbachev conversations at the 1986 Reykjavik summit, what kiboshed the briefly flowering consensus on eliminating all nuclear weapons was the Soviet Union's implacable opposition to Reagan's Strategic Defence Initiative and Reagan's equally unshakeable commitment to proceeding with it.

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  • The new system continues Reagan's Strategic Defence Initiative.

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