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Supplying the nuclear arsenal

American production-reactors, 1942-1992

by Rodney P. Carlisle

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Published by Johns Hopkins University Press in Baltimore, MD .
Written in English

    Places:
  • United States,
  • United States.
    • Subjects:
    • Nuclear reactors -- United States -- History.,
    • Nuclear weapons -- Equipment and supplies -- Government policy -- United States.,
    • Nuclear fuels -- United States -- Breeding -- History.

    • Edition Notes

      Includes bibliographical references (p. 229-262) and index.

      StatementRodney P. Carlisle, with Joan M. Zenzen.
      ContributionsZenzen, Joan M.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsTK9202 .C23 1996
      The Physical Object
      Paginationxiv, 275 p. :
      Number of Pages275
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL807724M
      ISBN 100801852072
      LC Control Number95044410

        The arsenal isn't just smaller in terms of numbers of nuclear warheads. The weapons themselves are less powerful: the Titan missile, for example, carried . This book provides an introduction to political and strategic aspects of nuclear weaponry. It offers an accessible overview of the concept of nuclear weapons Vanunu's revelations about the secret Israeli nuclear arsenal: A militant organisation based in Pakistan believed to have discussed supplying Al-Qaeda with nuclear material.

      Development of the world nuclear arsenal over time, Size and composition of nuclear arsenals around the world, Budget of the nuclear weapon stockpile work of the U.S. FY   The oversize American nuclear arsenal features an equally outdated reliance on long-distance bombers. The days when lumbering B bombers could Author: Philip Taubman.

      The W76, the mainstay of the U.S. nuclear arsenal, has a yield, or explosive force, of about kilotons. That’s more than six times the power of the atomic bomb dropped on Hiroshima at the end. The current plan is to design and build 12 new nuclear missile submarines, as many as new nuclear-capable bombers, as many as 1, new nuclear-tipped cruise missiles, and to modernize around intercontinental ballistic missiles and the various nuclear warheads in the U.S. arsenal.


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China has acceded to the Biological and Toxin Weapons First nuclear weapon test: Octo The text of this book is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial-NoDerivatives International License. CC BY-NC-ND ISBN (open access). More than nuclear weapons in a nation's arsenal does more harm than good—as using them can destabilize the country that uses them even in a best-case scenario.

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and Soviet military strategy for the next 45 years. In the late s the debate over whether the atomic bomb was the ultimate arbitrator of international differences led to the infamous carrier-versus-B controversy in American defense policy; American school children in the s pra/5(7).

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Between andthe U.S. government spent at least $ United States nuclear forces, Hans M. Kristensen and Robert S. Norris ABSTRACT The US nuclear arsenal remained roughly unchanged in the last year, with the Defense Department maintaining an estimated stockpile of some 4, warheads to be delivered via ballistic missiles and aircraft.

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