National Affairs: RUSSIA'S MILITARY: ON THE DEFENSIVE

A Fine Army Is Its Core; the Missile Is Its Hope

After a 26-month tour of duty in the Pentagon and with the far-ranging U.S. armed forces, TIME'S Military Correspondent Edwin Rees flew into Moscow to glean what he could about the armed forces matched against the U.S.—the army, navy, air and missile forces of the U.S.S.R. His report:

VIRTUALLY everything that is known of the Soviet military is, to a large extent, what the Soviets want the world to know. But better intelligence and modern science are helping to make the West less...

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