Cuban Missile Crisis, Document 35

Approximately 5 November 1962 / Enciphered cable from Malinovskiy to Pliyev



            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.


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