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Strategic Defense Initiative

Overview page. Subjects: History — Warfare and Defence.

SDI a proposal by President Ronald Reagan on March 23, 1983, to construct a strategic defense system against attack from intercontinental ballistic missiles (ICBM s), potentially from the...

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The Strategic Defense Initiative

Donald R. Baucom.

in The Oxford Companion to American Military History

January 2000; p ublished online January 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Military History. 1276 words.

(SDI) was a major program for defense against Soviet missiles championed by President Ronald Reagan beginning in 1983.

The

Strategic Defense Initiative

Richard Holmes.

Edited by Charles Singleton and Dr Spencer Jones.

in The Oxford Companion to Military History

January 2001; p ublished online January 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Military History. 5 words.

Strategic Defense Initiative

in The Oxford Encyclopedia of American Military and Diplomatic History

January 2013; p ublished online January 2013 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Military History. 454 words.

On 23 March 1983, President Ronald Reagan called for a missile defense system that would make nuclear weapons “impotent

Strategic Defense Initiative

in The Oxford Essential Dictionary of the U.S. Military

January 2001; p ublished online January 2002 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Military History. 111 words.

SDI a proposal by President Ronald Reagan on March 23, 1983, to construct a strategic defense system against attack

SDI

in The Oxford Essential Dictionary of the U.S. Military

January 2001; p ublished online January 2002 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Military History. 5 words.

abbr. Strategic Defense Initiative.

Star Wars

in The Oxford Essential Dictionary of the U.S. Military

January 2001; p ublished online January 2002 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Military History. 18 words.

popular name for Strategic Defense Initiative.

with reference to a popular science-fiction film (1977).

space-based interceptor

in The Oxford Essential Dictionary of the U.S. Military

January 2001; p ublished online January 2002 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Military History. 60 words.

a weapon conceived as part of the Strategic Defense Initiative that, while in orbit, would home in on the hot

Battle of Midway

Anthony Tully.

in Military History

P ublished online November 2015 .

Article. Subjects: Military History; Pre-20th Century Warfare; First World War; Second World War; Post-WW2 Military History. 19976 words.

Following the successful attack on Pearl Harbor and the effective destruction or crippling of the US Navy’s battle line, Japan’s First Air Fleet carriers of Kido Butai proceeded to rage...