1979: SALT II signed
President Carter and Soviet President Leonid I. Brezhnev signed the SALT II strategic arms limitation treaty in Vienna


By MSgt William Medema
Posted Sunday, June 18, 2006

  
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1979: President Carter and Soviet President Leonid I. Brezhnev signed the SALT II strategic arms limitation treaty in Vienna. The agreement set a ceiling on long-range bombers and missiles and limited development to only one new land-base missile system for the duration of the treaty (The agreement was not ratified by the United States).


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