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The Role of Congress in the Strategic Posture of the United States, 1980 - 1990 - Force Modernization and SDI, Missile Defense, Star Wars, Nuclear Weapons and War, Reagan and Bush, START, INF Treaties
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 115,940. Language: English. Published: April 11, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » History » Military
This is the third in a series of three papers to examine the role of Congress in the development of the doctrinal and material strategic posture of the United States over the three decades of the 1960s, 1970s, and 1980s. This paper examines the role of the 97th through 102nd Congresses, covering the period 1980-1990, the last decade of the Cold War.
The Future of U.S. Nuclear Deterrence and the Impact of the Global Zero Movement - Nuclear Weapons Elimination Goal, BMD Deployment, Arsenal Size Considerations, NPT Treaty, ICBMs, Bombers, Subs
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 109,370. Language: English. Published: April 9, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » History » Military
Advocates have recently proffered the Global Zero Commission (GZC) proposal as an alternative US nuclear strategy. The potential impact of the GZC proposal warrants a thorough examination of its background, theoretical roots, assumptions and impacts to include a comparison to US strategy.
Towards a Fail-Safe Air Force Culture: Creating a Resilient Future While Avoiding Past Mistakes - Rewards and Punishment, Zero-Defects Culture, Preventing Incidents, Tragedies, and Failures
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 107,690. Language: English. Published: April 7, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » History » Military
The inadvertent transportation of nuclear cruise missile warheads on a B-52 from Minot AFB and the shipping of non-nuclear intercontinental ballistic missile components to Taiwan are contemporary incidents that reveal shortcomings.
An American Vital Interest: Preserving the Nuclear Enterprise Supplier Base - From the Manhattan Project to the Cold War and Today's Arsenal, Facilities, Los Alamos, Lawrence Livermore, Sandia, Pantex
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 107,970. Language: English. Published: April 7, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » History » Military
The current flexible U.S. nuclear arsenal supporting the national security strategy and defense posture requires the maintenance of a capable nuclear enterprise. However, the nuclear enterprise's supplier base has eroded over time creating a sense of urgency to determine how to sustain a capable nuclear enterprise.
Tacit Knowledge (TK) Involvement in the Production of Nuclear Weapons: A Critical Component of a Credible U.S. Nuclear Deterrent in the 21st Century - Preserving the Knowledge to Build and Test Nukes
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 108,580. Language: English. Published: April 7, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » History » Military
The relationship between tacit knowledge and credible nuclear deterrence has yet to be examined. US weapons designed to last 10 years are now over 20 years old and projected to be maintained for several more decades while the last of the scientific community having actual experience designing and testing nuclear weapons are preparing for retirement.
Radiological Dispersal Device Primer: From a Terrorist's Perspective - Dirty Bomb, Nuclear Radioactive Material Sources and Security, Biological and Psychological Impact, Target Selection
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 118,740. Language: English. Published: April 5, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Terrorism
Radiological weapons are a growing threat within the United States. Radiological Dispersal Devices (RDDs), or more commonly referred to as "dirty bombs", offer terrorists a potential means to inflict major damage to the American economy and psyche.
Federal Response to a Domestic Nuclear Attack - Mitigation, Nuclear Bomb Effect, Hypothetical Cases, Shelter Decision, Message, Transportation Dilemma, Martial Law, Posse Comitatus, Stafford Act
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 111,290. Language: English. Published: April 5, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » History » Military
The United States government needs to plan for and prepare against terrorist attacks. Terrorism when combined with weapons of mass destruction increases the planning complexity. In the event of a nuclear terrorist attack, the government will need to conduct consequence management in the affected areas, govern the non-affected areas, and prevent future attacks.
Considerations for U.S. Nuclear Force Structure Below a 1,000 Warhead Limit - Significance of Tactical Nuclear Warheads, Impact on United States and Air Force, Delivery Systems, Multiple Warheads
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 108,340. Language: English. Published: April 5, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » World leaders
A world free of nuclear weapons is a noble goal and a commitment we have as a nation in accordance with Article VI of the Nuclear Non-proliferation Treaty (NPT) as ratified by the United States in March 1970.
Probable Economic Targets for Terrorism by Radiological Attack - Radiological Dispersal Devices, Dirty Bombs, Nuclear Radioactive Materials, Targets, Refinery, Port, Airport, Food Storage, Retail
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 110,730. Language: English. Published: April 4, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Terrorism
Although there have been no successful terrorist attacks within the United States since 11 September 2001, many terrorism experts believe that another is likely to occur in the near future. There have been a number of foiled attacks in the intervening years, some large in scale and others small, including plans to attack airport fuel pipelines, detonate a radiological dispersal device.
Biodefense and Deterrence: A Critical Element in the New Triad - Anthrax Attacks of 2001, Nuclear Weapons Stockpile, China, Russia, Biological Threat, WMD, Biowarfare Weaponization, NATO
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 112,710. Language: English. Published: March 31, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » History » Military
Professionally converted for accurate flowing-text e-book format reproduction, this unique book examines the nation's posture toward biodefense in an increasingly complex national security environment.
Driving to Zero: Defining Credible Nuclear Deterrence in an Era of Disarmament - New START and 2010 NPR, Drell and Goodby, Forsyth, Saltzman, and Schaub, Rendall, Global Zero, Terrorism, Triad Force
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 111,350. Language: English. Published: March 28, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » History » Military
Professionally converted for accurate flowing-text e-book format reproduction, this unique study examines the issue of nuclear deterrence and disarmament. Nuclear deterrence, like climate change, is a devilishly complex issue that tends to polarize its community of experts.
Loose Words, Not Nukes: The Impact of U.S. Nuclear Force Structure Debate on NATO Perceptions of Extended Deterrence - Future of Non-Strategic Nuclear Weapons (NSNW) Stockpile, Defense Commitments
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 109,590. Language: English. Published: March 28, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » History » European
Professionally converted for accurate flowing-text e-book format reproduction, this unique study examines American and NATO dual-capable delivery systems and the Non-Strategic Nuclear Weapons (NSNW) stockpile as a case study in surveying intended and unintended signals conveyed by U.S. policy rhetoric and force posture.
Gender Integration on U.S. Navy Submarines: Views of the First Wave - Legislative Changes and Service Efforts, Officer Accessions, Enlisted Inclusion, Submarine Culture, Benefits, Treatment
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 143,670. Language: English. Published: March 23, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » History » Military
Professionally converted for accurate flowing-text e-book format reproduction, this report is an ethnographic case study documenting the experiences of the first group of women integrated into the United States Submarine Force.
Encyclopedia of Strategic Nuclear Forces - Missiles, Bombers, Submarines, Triad, Warheads, Modernization Plans, ICBM, SLBM, START Treaty, Long-Range Standoff (LRSO), Global Strike, Verification
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 312,750. Language: English. Published: March 19, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » History » Military
Professionally converted for accurate flowing-text e-book format reproduction, this unique book reproduces sixteen important government documents, reports, and studies dealing with American strategic nuclear forces, including the elements of the nuclear triad (missiles, bombers, and submarines), arms control issues and treaties, and modernization plans.
Busting Myths about Nuclear Deterrence - America Does Not Use Nuclear Weapons, Nuclear Weapons Have Only Limited Utility for Their Cost, Nukes are Going Away, U.S. Can Deter with Submarines Alone
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 104,100. Language: English. Published: March 15, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » History » Military
Professionally converted for accurate flowing-text e-book format reproduction, this unique study analyzes four myths about American nuclear weapons and the nuclear deterrence they provide.
Nuclear Hell on Wheels: Examining the Need for a Mobile ICBM in 2015 - Attributes of Effective Nuclear Force Structure, Rationale Behind the Current Nuclear Triad, Attack Scenarios, Nuclear Exchange
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 108,700. Language: English. Published: March 15, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » History » Military
Professionally converted for accurate flowing-text e-book format reproduction, this unique study examines the possible role of mobile ICBMs as America prepares to update its entire nuclear triad.
The Future of the Ballistic Missile Submarine Force in the Russian Nuclear Triad - SSBN Force, Delta, Typhoon, Borey Subs, ICBM and Cruise Missile Competition, ALCM, Topol, Bombers, Bear, Blackjack
Price: $8.99 USD. Words: 124,180. Language: English. Published: March 14, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » History » Military
Professionally converted for accurate flowing-text e-book format reproduction, this unique study analyzes the current status of the Russian Federation's ballistic missile submarine force.
Air Force Targeting Roadmap - Reinvigorating Targeting, Reachback and Distributed Operations, Systems, Tools, Architectures, Training, Force Management, Precision Munition Bombing Air Campaign
Price: $8.99 USD. Words: 124,670. Language: English. Published: March 14, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » History » Military
Professionally converted for accurate flowing-text e-book format reproduction, this unique study address issues with Air Force targeting.
The Role of Congress in the Strategic Posture of the United States, 1970 - 1980 - Nuclear Weapons Doctrine, Arms Control, Nixon and Carter, SALT and ABM Agreements, Kissinger, Assured Destruction
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 100,720. Language: English. Published: March 14, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Congress
Professionally converted for accurate flowing-text e-book format reproduction, this unique study examines the role of Congress in the development of the material strategic posture of the United States from the 92nd through 97th Congresses, covering the period 1970-1980, corresponding roughly to the Nixon through Carter administrations.
Chain Reaction: Avoiding a Nuclear Arms Race in the Middle East - Historical Lessons on Nuclear Roll Forward and Rollback, Saudi Arabia, Egypt, Turkey, NATO, Relevant Nuclear Agreements
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 124,220. Language: English. Published: March 13, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » History » Middle East
Professionally converted for accurate flowing-text e-book format reproduction, this unique staff report for the Senate Foreign Relations Committee examines the factors that could motivate states of the Middle East to acquire nuclear weapons.