The policy of having no strategic ASW policy is defensible only if both the United States and the U.S.S.R. adhere fully to the Mutual Assured Destruction concept. The United States has begun to move away from the concept and there is no evidence that the U.S.S.R. ever considered it other than an American aberration. The tactical and technological problems of strategic ASW are non-self-solving. A national policy is required. Some reasons and suggestions are offered here.
"The Empty Silo—Strategic ASW,"
Naval War College Review: Vol. 34
, Article 3.
Available at: http://digital-commons.usnwc.edu/nwc-review/vol34/iss5/3