ABSTRACT

Establishment and Operation of the U.S. Nuclear Risk Reduction Center   [open html - 3KB]

The United States will establish and maintain a national Nuclear Risk Reduction Center (U.S. NRRC), which will operate in accordance with the Agreement Between the United States of America and the Soviet Socialist Republics on the Establishment of Nuclear Risk Reduction Centers of September 15, 1987. The U.S. objectives to use the NRRC Agreement to enhance U.S. efforts to reduce further the risk of conflict with the Soviet Union that could result from accident, miscalculation, or misunderstanding. The U.S. NRRC will provide a permanent, rapid, reliable and private means by which the United States and the Soviet Union may [consult] notifications agreed between the two Parties, including those required under certain existing and possible future arms control and confidence building agreements. The U.S. NRRC will not supplant existing channels of communication with the Soviet Union, nor will it have a crisis management role

Report Number:
NSC-NSDD-301
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Date:
1988-02
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Public Domain
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