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Reference FCO 82/77
Department/Office Foreign Office
Title Setting up of "Project Backscratch" at RAF Brawdy, Pembrokeshire (joint USA/UK project on underwater sound surveillance in East and North Atlantic) (Folder 3) (1971)
Description US/UK relations. Negotiations for agreement on "Project Backscratch". Revised draft of Memorandum of Understanding. Cost sharing. Financial, military and administrative considerations. British concerns about costs and value for money. Project SOSUS. Defense co-operation. NATO.
Date 1971
Collection The Nixon Years, 1969-1974
Region North America, Europe
Countries United Kingdom, United States
Places Britain; Ireland; Northern Ireland; United Kingdom; United States of America
People Mao Zedong; Overton, Hugh
Topics Aid; Congress; Defence; Department of State; Draft; Environment; Ministry of Defence; North Atlantic Treaty Association (NATO); State Department; Taxation; Treasury; United States Navy; Welfare
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