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Documents on Germany, 1944-1959 : background documents on Germany, 1944-1959, and a chronology of political developments affecting Berlin, 1945-1956
(1959)

Paris protocols amending the Brussels Treaty and establishing the Western European Union, October 23, 1954,   pp. 124-141 PDF (6.2 MB)


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164           DOCUMENTS ON GERMANY, 1944-59
paratus, parts, equipment, installations, substances and organisms,
which are used for civilian purposes or for scientific, medical and
industrial research in the fields of pure and applied science shall be
excluded from this definition.
IV. Long-range Missiles, Guided Missiles and Influence Mines
(a) Subject to the provisions of paragraph (d), long-range missiles
and guided missiles are defined as missiles such that the speed or
direction of motion can be influenced after the instant of launching
by a device or mechanism inside or outside the missile, including
V-type weapons developed in the recent war and subsequent modifi-
cations thereof. Combustion is considered as a mechanism which
may influence the speed.
(b) Subject to the provisions of paragraph (d), influence mines are
defined as naval mines which can be exploded automatically by
influences which emanate solely from external sources, including
influence mines developed in the recent war and subsequent modifica-
tions thereof.
(c) Parts, devices, or assemblies specially designed for use in or
with the weapons referred to in paragraphs (a) and (b) shall be
deemed to be included in this definition.
- (d) Proximity fuses, and short-range guided missiles for anti-
aircraft defence with the following maximum characteristics are
regarded as excluded from this definition:-
Length, 2 metres;
Diameter, 30 centimetres;
Speed, 660 metres per second;
Ground range, 32 kilometres;
Weight of war-head, 22.5 kilogrammes.
V.-Warships, with the exception of smaller ships for defence purposes
"Warships, with the exception of smaller ships for defence pur-
poses, are:-
(a) Warships of more than 3,000 tons displacement;
(b) Submarines of more than 350 tons displacement;
(c) All warships which are driven by means other than steam
Diesel or petrol engines or by gas turbines or by jet engines."
VI.-Bomber aircraft for strategic purposes
ANNEX IV
LIST OF TYPES OF ARMAMENTS TO BE CONTROLLED
1.-(a) Atomic,
(b) biological, and
(c) chemical weapons.
In accordance with definitions to be approved by the Council of
Western European Union as indicated in Article I of the present
Protocol.
2. All guns, howitzers and mortars of any types and of any roles of
more than 90-mm. calibre, including the following component for these
weapons, viz, the elevating mass.
3. All guided missiles.


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