National Security Decision Memorandum 166: Instructions for the Strategic Arms Limitations Talks at Helsinki (SALT VII): Amplification of NSDM 164 [open pdf - 76KB]
Alternate Title: NSDM: 166: Instructions for the Strategic Arms Limitations Talks at Helsinki (SALT VII): Amplification of NSDM 164
National Security Decision Memorandum 166 is directed to: the Secretary of State, the Secretary of Defense; the Director, Arms Control and Disarmament Agency; and the Director, Central Intelligence. "The President has decided that: (1) The Chairman of the Delegation should indicate that the U.S. has no interest in deferring the second ABM site for each country; (2) the Delegation may recommend switching in whole or in part from the MARC concept to a numerical limit on individual ABM radars; (3) the Delegation should propose the following procedures for replacement of old ICBM or SLBM launchers with new SLBM launchers."
National Security Decision Memorandum 166; NSDM 166
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