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Soviet weapons industry

Soviet weapons industry

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Published by Central Intelligence Agency, Directorate of Intelligence, National Technical Information Service, [distributor in [Washington, D.C.], Springfield, VA .
Written in English

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  • Soviet Union.
    • Subjects:
    • Weapons industry -- Soviet Union.

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      ContributionsUnited States. Central Intelligence Agency. Directorate of Intelligence.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsUF535.S65 S68 1986
      The Physical Object
      Paginationviii, 40 p. :
      Number of Pages40
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL2345702M
      LC Control Number86603183

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