23/03/1983 US President Ronald Reagan introduces Strategic Defense Initiative
Reagan launches SDI
23 March 1983: President Reagan's Speech to the Nation on Defense and National Security (SDI Speech)
STAR WARS - Strategic Defense Initiative
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The Strategic Defense Initiative was a proposed missile defense system intended to protect the USA from attack by ballistic strategic nuclear weapons, as Ronald Reagan was a vocal critic of the doctrine of mutual assured destruction. The Initiative officially ended in 1993.
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