October 17, 1961
REPORT BY CHIEF OF DEFENSE STAFF ALDO ROSSI, 'THE MILITARY SITUATION OF THE ARMED FORCES OF THE SOVIET BLOC AND OF ITS ALLEGED ALLIES AND THOSE OF NATO COUNTRIES AND THEIR ALLIES'
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get citationA report on the discussions which occurred at a meeting of the Atlantic Council, during which the relative military powers of the Soviet Block and Western Block were compared. The different positions and threats posed to various NATO nations were also discussed. Finally, the report laid out plans for nuclear, submarine, and aerial weapons development to ensure that the Soviet Block’s military power never exceeds that of the Western block."Report by Chief of Defense Staff Aldo Rossi, 'The military situation of the armed forces of the Soviet bloc and of its alleged allies and those of NATO countries and their allies'," October 17, 1961, History and Public Policy Program Digital Archive, Istituto Luigi Sturzo, Archivio Giulio Andreotti, NATO Series, Box 161, Subseries 1, Folder 015. https://digitalarchive.wilsoncenter.org/document/155290