Cuban Missile Crisis, Document 35

Approximately 5 November 1962 / Enciphered cable from Malinovskiy to Pliyev

TOP SECRET

TROSTNIK to Comrade PAVLOV

            After conversion training for the Cubans, weapons are to be handed over to Cuba within the following time frames:

            MSP [motorized rifle regiment] – 3-4 months;

            PVO [air defense] and VMF [Navy] – 8-10 months;

            VVS [Air Force] – 8-10 months;

            Luna missiles and FKR [frontline cruise missiles] with conventional warheads can remain in Cuba.

            Provide comments.

            DIRECTOR

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