Department of Defense Appropriations for 1972: Hearings ... 92d Congress, 1st Session

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Page 27 - In the effort to harmonize doctrine and capability, we chose what is best described as the "1Vz war" strategy. Under it we will maintain in peacetime general purpose forces adequate for simultaneously meeting a major communist attack in either Europe or Asia, assisting allies against non-Chinese threats in Asia, and contending with a contingency elsewhere.
Page 871 - Government against loss because of outstanding liens or claims of former lien holders. (e) If, after notice of termination of this contract under the provisions of this clause, it is determined for any reason that the Contractor was not in default under the provisions of this clause, or that the default was excusable under the provisions of this clause, the rights and obligations of the parties shall, if the contract contains a clause providing for termination for convenience of the...
Page 93 - The FY 1972 Budget provides for the maintenance of our current force in Europe consistent with the President's pledge last December that: "... given a similar approach by the other Allies the United States would maintain and improve its own forces in Europe and would not reduce them except in the context of reciprocal East-West action.
Page 67 - FY 1964. Second, the cost of manpower required to maintain our active forces is increasing. As we proceed towards an all-volunteer force, we can expect manpower costs to continue increasing substantially as we seek to make military service more attractive and more rewarding. It will not be easy to strike a balance between our equipment needs and our manpower needs. In addition, you will note that there is no appreciable change in our strategic force funding compared with last year. We continue to...
Page 116 - Program, we believe that our allies can and must increasingly bear the primary burden for planning to cope with sub-theater and localized conflicts. However, as we move in this direction under President Nixon's Strategy for Peace, there may be situations where only US capabilities would provide the flexibility of action which may be necessary in the future.
Page 19 - FY 1972 Defense Budget for it continues the downward trend in overall Defense Department purchasing power at a time when the threats we face around the world continue to increase, not diminish. Should events dictate, I will not hesitate to recommend any action that may be required to insure the continued safety and security of the American people.
Page 372 - Each Party recognizes that an armed attack in the Pacific area on any of the Parties would be dangerous to its own peace and safety and declares that it would act to meet the common danger in accordance with its constitutional processes.
Page 84 - the nuclear capability of our strategic and theater nuclear forces serves as a deterrent to full-scale Soviet attack on NATO Europe or Chinese attack on our Asian allies.
Page 174 - These totals include Army and Air National Guard Technicians, who were converted from State to Federal employees in FY 1969.
Page 599 - The fact of the matter is that in the last month we have had five or six important votes on the floor of the House and the floor of the Senate which I think indicates a support of a program of expansion for the United States economy.

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