America's strongest ally made plain last week that its own rearmament program is taking on the same new look that air-atomic power and the need for long-range economy combined to produce in the U.S. Two weeks after the Eisenhower Administration spelled out the new U.S. emphasis on "massive retaliatory power" instead of on "balanced forces," Britain's Minister of Defense implied that, in the years ahead, Britain too will key its defensive strategy more and more to "the new weapons [atom-carrying aircraft and guided missiles] which our scientists are set to develop."


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