Chiefs of Staff. Joint Intelligence Sub-Committee. Memoranda. January - September 1947. Papers Numbers JIC. 1-50. Volume XLV > Review of Defence Problems
|Document Title||Review of Defence Problems|
|Document Date||18 March 1947|
|Themes||British Domestic Security, Military Intelligence and Operations, Foreign Policy and International Relations|
|Regions||Africa, East Asia, Europe, Latin America, Mediterranean, Middle East, North America, Pacific, South Asia|
|Countries||Afghanistan, Australia, Austria, Austria-Hungary, Belgian Congo, Brazil, Bulgaria, Burma, Canada, China, Czechoslovakia, Denmark, Estonia, France, Germany, Greece, Hungary, India, Indochina, Iraq, Japan, Latvia, Lithuania, Madagascar, Malaya, Netherlands, Palestine, Persia, Poland, Portugal, Russia, South Africa, Soviet Union, Spain, Sweden, Turkey, Turkmenistan, United Kingdom, United States of America, Yugoslavia|
|Organisations||Chiefs of Staff, Joint Intelligence Sub-Committee, Ministry of Defence, United Nations|
|People||William Hayter, Edward Parry, Lawrence Pendred|
defence, atomic warfare, Soviet foreign policy, armaments, technology, secret weapons, economy, resources, Soviet army, air warfare, geographic intelligence, air raid precautions, contingency planning, bombing, assessing enemy strength
1. Operation "Mincemeat"; 2. The Vulnerability of the United Kingdom to a Knock-Out Blow by the Soviet Union; 3. Professor Pontecorvo; 4. Scientific and Technical Intelligence Branch, Germany; 5. Air Survey in Indo-China; 6. Soviet Intentions and Capabilities - 1950/54; 7. Attendance at Social Functions by Service Attaches in Sweden; 8. Soviet Preparedness for War; 9. Scale and Nature of Initial Air Attack on the United Kingdom; 10. Present State of Intelligence and Measures to Improve It
1. Technical Aspects of Soviet Air Defence; 2. Russian Research and Development; 3. Joint Intelligence Map Room; 4. Russian Theory of War; 5. The Egyptian Situation; 6. Review of the Situation Round the Soviet and Satellite Perimeter and other Sensitive Areas - Preparation; 7. Review of the Situation Round the Soviet and Satellite Perimeter and other Sensitive Areas; 8. Soviet Intentions in Germany; 9. Soviet Intentions in the Far East in the Event of General War - 1953-56; 10. Soviet Strategic Intentions.
1. Meeting with Mr. A.D.F. Gascoigne, H.M. Political Representative in Tokyo; 2. Soviet Interests, Intentions and Capabilities; 3. The Effect of Russian Personalities on the Likelihood of War; 4. Russian Preparedness for War; 5. Measures to Prevent Russia Obtaining Strategical Surprise; 6. Scale of Air Attack on the United Kingdom in the near Future; 7. Yugoslav - Cominform Dispute; 8. Movement of Certain Troops in Central Europe
1. Possibility of Russian Armed Action Against Yugoslavia; 2. The Implications of a Communist Success in China; 3. Scale and Nature of Attack on the United Kingdom by V.1 and V.2 Type Weapons - 1949/51; 4. Re-assessment of Russian Potential in the Field of Defence Research and Development; 5. Encouragement of Deserters.
1. Soviet Intentions and Capabilities - Long Term Appreciation; 2. Atomic Weapons - Scale of Attack on the United Kingdom; 3. Press Leakage on Combined Agreement on Exchange of Information; 4. Defections from Staffs of His Majesty's Embassies and British Council Offices in the Soviet Union and Satellite Countries; 5. Joint Services Staff College - Information for Directing Staff; 6. Directorate of Scientific Intelligence; 7. Threat to Yugoslavia; 8. Easter Arrangements - 1950; 9. Sir George Seel