Studies by Milton Leitenberg
Senior Research Scholar
Center for International and Security Studies
University of Maryland, College Park

Studies of Military R&D and Weapons Development

Explanatory Preface

Introduction -- The Role of Scientific Research in Weapon Development: What is Military R&D and How Does It Work?

Case Study 1 -- The History of US Anti-Satellite Weapons

Case Study 2 -- Weather Modification: The Evolution of an R&D Program into a Military Operation

Case Study 3 -- The Origin of MIRV

Case Study 4 -- Research and Development in (C)BW

Conclusion -- A Brief Summary and Questions of Arms Control
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Updated July 9, 2023