ABC Evening News for Wednesday, Nov 16, 1983
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(Studio) "Jane's Defense Review", London-based military analysis publication, reported claiming USSR has developed Soviet version of cruise missile.
REPORTER: Peter Jennings
(DC) USSR 's SSN-X-21 missile compared to cruise, discussed; details outlined on screen. [International Institute for Strategic Studies spokesperson Colonel Jonathan ALFORD - comments on USSR 's apparent acquisition of West microelectronic technology for missile system.] USSR standing against US on cruise missile technology and deployment outlined. [Senator Charles MATHIAS - cites wide range of deployment possibilities. [Brookings Institution spokesperson John STEINBRUNER - explains problems in arms control monitoring of cruise.] No. cruise scheduled for deployment by United States mentioned.
REPORTER: Rick Inderfurth
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