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Accession Number DE13-1098305
Title Nuclear Testing, Effects, and the US Nuclear Weapons Arsenal.
Publication Date Oct 2011
Media Count 38p
Personal Author J. C. Martz
Abstract The presentation covers the history of US nuclear weapons development, with an emphasis on nuclear effects, testing, and modern missile development. Key advances which laid the foundation for the modern US nuclear weapons stockpile are examined, and the evolution of the triad is discussed. Nuclear weapon accidents and the evolution of surety is also presented. The presentation concludes with a discussion of issues in stockpile stewardship and the maintenance of the nuclear deterrent during the current test moratorium.
Keywords Arsenal
History
Maintenance
Missiles
Nuclear weapons
Reactor accidents
Stockpiles
Testing


 
Source Agency Technical Information Center Oak Ridge Tennessee
NTIS Subject Category 74H - Nuclear Warfare
77 - Nuclear Science & Technology
Corporate Author Los Alamos National Lab., NM.
Document Type Technical report
Title Note N/A
NTIS Issue Number 1411
Contract Number DE-AC52-06NA25396

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