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1967 Contingency for Deployment of Genie Nuclear Air-to-Air Missile to Japan

At the time the Japanese government reiterated its three non-nuclear principles in 1967, the U.S. had contingency plans for deployment of the Genie nuclear air-to-air missiles to Japan. The relevant page in the 1967 CINCPAC History that contains the details remains classified, but the Genie and its nuclear armament is identified by the History's index pages and glossary.

Obtained under provisions of the
U.S. Freedom of Information Act (FOIA)

by the Nautilus Institute
October 1998


FOIA Documents

Commander in Chief, U.S. Pacific Forces (CINCPAC), Command History for 1967, March 28, 1968, Volume 1, pp. xiii, 74, 1000, 1026, 1028.

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[Entire text classified. Look in PDF-document to get copy of index and glossary pages]

Source: Command in Chief, U.S. Pacific Command (CINCPAC), "Command History for 1967," March 28, 1968, Volume I, pp. xiii, 74, and Volume II, pp. 1000, 1026, 1028. Partially declassified and released under FOIA.

Two pictures of the Genie missile are available:

NOTE: These two pictures do not show Genie missiles in Japan.

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