© 1990

The Foundations of Defensive Defence

  • Anders Boserup
  • Robert Neild

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-x
  2. Introduction

    1. Anders Boserup, Robert Neild
      Pages 1-4
  3. Principles

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 5-5
    2. Anders Boserup
      Pages 7-11
    3. Alexei Arbatov
      Pages 12-18
  4. Combat Dynamics

  5. Defences on Land

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 133-133
    2. Albrecht von Müller, Andrzej Karkoszka
      Pages 135-139
  6. Air Forces

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 149-149
    2. Carlo Jean
      Pages 151-158
    3. Anders Boserup, Jens Joern Graabaek
      Pages 159-165

About this book


In this collection of papers, the theory of defensive strategy and the ways of implementing it are explored by scholars and military professionals from East and West. These papers are a result of workshops organised by the Pugwash conferences on science and world affairs.


Arms Control Defence Disarmament dynamics efficiency Europe Front mobility NATO science stability strategy Warsaw Pact weapons

Editors and affiliations

  • Anders Boserup
    • 1
  • Robert Neild
    • 2
  1. 1.European Centre for International SecurityCopenhagenDenmark
  2. 2.University of Cambridge and Fellow of Trinity CollegeCambridgeUK

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