Article 44

The military clauses of the various draft Treaties contain an Article prohibiting the possession or construction of, or experiments with, self-propelled or guided missiles and certain other arms (Art. 44 of the Treaty with Italy). These Articles do not prohibit research dealing with the application of nuclear energy to military purposes.

In order to prohibit such research, the above-mentioned Article should be completed by the following paragraph:

“She shall not, for military purposes, engage in research concerned with the application or development of nuclear energy.”