ANNEX 12

SIZE CRITERIA TO BE USED DURING INSPECTIONS AND CONTINUOUS MONITORING 

1. For each Party, the size criteria to be used by inspectors carrying out the procedures of Annex 1 to this Protocol, as provided for in paragraph 20 and subparagraph 23(a) of Section VI of this Protocol, for baseline data inspections, data update inspections, new facility inspections, close-out inspections, and formerly declared facility inspections at facilities other than air bases for heavy bombers, air bases for former heavy bombers, training facilities for heavy bombers, and storage facilities for heavy bombers and former heavy bombers, and the associated missile types, are as follows: 
 
(a) United States of America
Size Criteria 
    Length (meters) 
4.1 
    Diameter (meters) 
1.88
    Missile Type 
Trident I/Poseidon 
    Length (meters)
6.3
    Diameter (meters)
1.68
    Missile Type
Minuteman II/III

 

(b) Union of Soviet Socialist Republics 
Size Criteria 
    Length (meters)
7.4
    Diameter (meters)
1.80
    Missile Type
SS-25
    Length (meters)
6.9
    Diameter (meters)
1.86
    Missile Type 
RS-12M, Variant 2
(1 JCIC Agreement No. 22, 
Article 1, Paragraph 1.)

2. For each Party, the size criteria to be used by inspectors carrying out the procedures of Annex 1 to this Protocol, as provided for in paragraph 20 and subparagraph 23(b) of Section VI of this Protocol, for suspect-site inspections, and the associated missile types, are as follows: 
 
(a) United States of America 
Size Criteria 
    Length (meters)
7.4 
    Diameter (meters)
2.3
    Missile Type
Peacekeeper 
(b) Union of Soviet Socialist Republics 
Size Criteria
    Length (meters)
7.4
    Diameter (meters)
1.80
    Missile Type
SS-25 
    Length (meters)
6.9
    Diameter (meters)
1.86
    Missile Type
RS-12M, Variant 2
(2 JCIC Agreement No. 22, 
Article 1, Paragraph 2.)

3. For each Party, the size criteria to be used by monitors carrying out the procedures of paragraphs 1 through 14 of Annex 5 to this Protocol, as provided for in paragraphs 21 and 24 of Section VI of this Protocol, and the associated missile types, are as follows: 
 
(a) United States of America 
Size Criteria 
    Length (meters)
8.4
    Diameter (meters)
2.3 
    Missile Type 
Peacekeeper
(b) Union of Soviet Socialist Republics 
Size Criteria 
    Length (meters)
17.46
    Diameter (meters)
1.76
    Missile Type
RS-12M, Variant 2
(3 JCIC Agreement No. 22, 
Article 1, Paragraph 3.)

 

4. For each Party, the size criteria to be used by monitors carrying out the procedures of paragraph 15 of Annex 5 to this Protocol, as provided for in paragraph 25 of Section VI of this Protocol, and the associated missile types, are as follows: 
 
(a) United States of America 
Size Criteria 
    Length (meters)
8.2 
    Diameter (meters)
2.2 
    Missile Type
Peacekeeper 
(b) Union of Soviet Socialist Republics 
Size Criteria 
    Length (meters)
8.2 
    Diameter (meters)
2.3 
    Missile Type
SS-24 

5. The size criteria indicated above are derived using data for ICBMs and SLBMs existing as of Treaty signature. In the event that a new type of ICBM or SLBM is deployed or in the event that a type of ICBM or SLBM is retired, these size criteria shall be changed, if necessary. In addition, these size criteria shall be confirmed based on the results of measurements taken during technical characteristics exhibitions conducted pursuant to paragraph 11 of Article XI of the Treaty. The Parties shall agree on any changes to the size criteria within the framework of the Joint Compliance and Inspection Commission. 

 

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