U.S. ground forces

design and cost alternatives for NATO and non-NATO contingencies by Pat Hillier

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  • North Atlantic Treaty Organization,
  • United States -- Defenses,
  • United States -- Armed Forces

Edition Notes

Statementthe Congress of the United States, Congressional Budget Office
SeriesA CBO study
ContributionsSlatkin, Nora, United States. Congressional Budget Office
The Physical Object
Paginationxxiii, 87 p. :
Number of Pages87
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL13603838M

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