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Strategic Defense Initiative

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  • proper n. A system proposed by U.S. President Ronald Reagan on March 23, 1983, to use ground-based and space-based systems to protect the United States from attack by strategic nuclear ballistic missiles. Abbreviation: SDI.

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  • That was in 1966, and it was the beginning of what is now called the Strategic Defense Initiative, or Star Wars.

    Ten Minutes, That's It

  • He wanted a huge R & D program for what became known as "Star Wars" - an impermeable anti-missile shield in space called the Strategic Defense Initiative (SDI).

    A Review of Chalmers Johnson's Nemesis - The Last Days of the American Republic

  • Those memories, which never left him, explain almost every major political and scientific act of his career, from his advocacy of the far more powerful nuclear weapon known as the Super to his passion for what became known as the Strategic Defense Initiative, or Star Wars.

    The Great Escape

  • This is the Missile Defense program, the successor to what, in Ronald Reagan's day, was called the Strategic Defense Initiative or "Star Wars."

    Hullabaloo

  • He has a doctorate in planetary sciences from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology and was known primarily as a defense technologist who had worked on the Reagan-era missile defense shield effort formally called the Strategic Defense Initiative.

    FOXNews.com

  • The mere suggestion of deploying what President Reagan called the Strategic Defense Initiative (SDI) brought the Soviet to the negotiating table and resulted in the largest reduction of nuclear arms in history.

    The Foundry

  • In 1983 President Reagan first proposed developing technology to intercept enemy missiles - a proposal that came to be known as the Strategic Defense Initiative, as well as

    The New Editor

  • This week in 1983 Ronald Reagan went on national television to tell America he wanted to build a space-based anti-ballistic missile system called the Strategic Defense Initiative

    www.appeal-democrat.com - News :

  • [3] Reagan presented this policy, which came to be known as the Strategic Defense Initiative

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  • He criticized Reagan for his "continued adherence" to the goal of developing a missile defense system known as the Strategic Defense Initiative, calling the President's insistence on the measure "one of the most reckless and irresponsible acts in the history of modern statecraft."

    FrontPage Magazine

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