TITLE

Nesting Intercontinental Ballistic Missiles

AUTHOR(S)
McCall, Bruce
PUB. DATE
October 2007
SOURCE
Military History;Oct2007, Vol. 24 Issue 7, p80
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article presents information on intercontinental ballistic missiles, proposed by Soviet General Secretary Brezhnev's never-do-well nephew Arkadya. The five-in-one system would have slashed missile launch costs by 400 percent. The Soviet Academy of Rocket Science declined to develop the concept. Arkady went on to invent the matryoshka, or souvenir Russian nesting doll, and now lives in baronial luxury on the French Riviera.
ACCESSION #
26504130

 

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