The Strategic Dimensions of the U.S. Computer Exports to the USSR
Publication Date: June 1977
Publisher(s): Heritage Foundation (Washington, D.C.)
Author(s): Miles M. Costick
Keywords: Homeland defense
Coverage: Soviet Union
The ongoing controversy, in the U.S. government and in the media and industry, over the sale of one of the largest and most advanced computer systems in the world to the Soviet Union focuses upon one of the most sensitive aspects of U.S. - Soviet commercial relations: the transfer of one of the most critical technologies and its products, both of which are of paramount importance in effective military systems and sophisticated intelligence operations.