Two perspectives in the continuing development of theater and intercontinental weapon systems in the United States and the Soviet Union may soon converge. One is represented by the ascendancy and dominance of highly accurate, sea-launched, ballistic missiles (SLBM); the other by the ascendancy and dominance of a mixture of long-range cruise missiles (CM), medium-range ballistic missiles (MRBM), and small intercontinental ballistic missiles (SICBM).
Westwood, James T.
"Future intercontinental and Theater Missile Systems,"
Naval War College Review: Vol. 37
, Article 8.
Available at: https://digital-commons.usnwc.edu/nwc-review/vol37/iss1/8