East German Comments on the State of the WP Integrated Air Defense and Measures for Improvement24 Nov 1987
This East German opinion reviews the state and development of the integrated air defense system of the Warsaw Pact (WP). It was presented during the 20th session of the WP Committee of Ministers of Defense (CMD) in Bucharest in 1987. The East German delegation outlines recent activities and reviews the situation on its state borders, the scene of frequent incidents involving NATO aircraft. Furthermore, a number of suggestions for raising the effectiveness of the air defense system are presented. Most of these measures aim at better coordination with the Soviet troops stationed in East Germany.
Collection: Defense Ministers
Sender: W. Reinhold, Deputy Defense Minister, Head of the Air Forces/Air Defense, East Germany
Language of Original Document: German
Number of Pages: 8
Cold War Period: 1985-1991
Document Source: Federal Archives of Germany, Military Branch (BA-MA), Freiburg i. Br.
Call Number: DVW 1/71048