On December 8, 1987, the United States and Soviet Union signed the INF Treaty, which mandated the elimination of all land-based intermediate-range and shorter-range ballistic missiles and ground-launched cruise missiles
The Cold War treaty, ratified in 1988, was designed to eliminate ground-launched cruise missiles
with ranges of 500 to 5,500 km.
PressTV quote principal deputy undersecretary for policy at the Department of Defense Brian McKeon: "We don't have ground-launched cruise missiles
in Europe now obviously because they're prohibited by the treaty.
doesn't possess ground-launched cruise missiles
in Europe by virtue of the INF.
Russia recently tested a ground-launched cruise missile
, which under the treaty signed by the late former U.
Pershing ballistic missiles and ground-launched cruise missiles
Should China add large numbers of air- and sea-launched LACMs to its already substantial inventory of ground-launched cruise missiles
, it would significantly extend the range of the PLA's capacity to employ LACMs to deal with contingencies beyond Taiwan and the rest of its immediate maritime periphery.
Nato embarks on "dual track" policy, which sees it deploy nuclearcapable Pershing II and ground-launched cruise missiles
in Western Europe.
You should have been there when we were doing the INF deployments and we had marches all over Europe about this terrible American idea to deploy Pershing 2 missiles and ground-launched cruise missiles
to counter what the Russians had put in with their SS-20s.
Pershing 2s, SS-20s and ground-launched cruise missiles
scheduled for dismantling are already being compensated for, on Pentagon blackboards, by cruise-armed bombers and submarines operating just north of Canada.
The 1987 INF Treaty between the two countries forbids the use or development of ground-launched cruise missiles
within the range of 300 miles to 3,400 miles.
The best known, at least in Europe, were the ground-launched cruise missiles
(GLCMs) produced by General Dynamics.