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Essential History of the Shippingport Atomic Power Station - 1957 First Large-Scale Nuclear Power Plant in America, Work of Admiral Rickover, Pressurized Water Reactor, Historic American Engineering
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 28,150. Language: English. Published: April 8, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » Engineering, trades, and technology » Power Resources / Nuclear, Nonfiction » History » Military
This report provides an authoritative history of the Shippingport Atomic Power Station, which became operational in December 1957. This historic facility was the first large-scale central station nuclear power plant in the United States and the first plant of such size in the world operated solely to produce electric power.
Arms Control and Missile Defense: Explaining Success and Failure in U.S. - Russian Cooperation - ABM, INF Treaties, Ballistic Missile Defense, Putin's Siloviki, KGB Cadre, Intellectual Entrepreneurs
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 36,940. Language: English. Published: March 19, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » History » Russian
Russia can no longer be considered a world superpower, but it remains a great power in terms of strategic global security. Russia's importance is based on its nuclear arsenal and permanent seat on the United Nations Security Council.
2016 Nuclear Matters Handbook – New Revised Edition, Authoritative Guide to American Atomic Weapons, History, Testing, Safety, Security, Delivery Systems, Physics and Bomb Designs, Terror Threats
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 83,890. Language: English. Published: March 7, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » History » Military
Newly expanded and revised for this 2016 professionally-formatted ebook edition, this is an authoritative guide to American nuclear weapons providing a comprehensive description of all facets of the history and current status of the nuclear arsenal, plus background data on bomb design and weapons effects.
Taming the Wild West: United States Nuclear Policy (1945-1961) - Development of Single Integrated Operational Plan (SIOP) by Truman, Eisenhower, and Kennedy Administrations, Effect of Berlin Airlift
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 46,530. Language: English. Published: January 22, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » History » North America
While the United States adopted several national policies regulating nuclear weapons during the late 1940s and 1950s, it would take until 1961 for the United States to have a cohesive operational plan for the employment of nuclear weapons. This was known as the Single Integrated Operational Plan (SIOP).
North Korea 2025: Alternate Futures and Policy Challenges - Crucial Role of China in Controlling Expanded DPRK Nuclear Weapons Capabilities, Potential of Korean Unification, Stability of the Regime
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 22,920. Language: English. Published: January 22, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » History » Asian
North Korea has become skilled at playing external powers against each other and at using provocations to exploit this risk-aversion. China's role is critical: it has the ability to topple the DPRK by cutting off economic assistance, but no interest in doing so since regime collapse would remove a buffer.
International Atomic Energy Agency's Decision to Find Iran in Non-Compliance, 2002-2006 (IAEA) - Nuclear Bargaining Leads to Referral to the UN Security Council after New Bomb Suspicions Emerge
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 26,460. Language: English. Published: January 22, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » History » Middle East
On August 14, 2002, at a press conference in Washington, DC, the National Council of Resistance of Iran (NCRI), an exiled Iranian opposition group, drew worldwide attention when it publicly accused Iran of clandestinely developing nuclear weapons. Alireza Jafarzadeh, then-U.S. media spokesperson for the NCRI, described two "top secret" nuclear facilities being constructed in Iran.
Lost History
Series: Explorations in Nuclear Research. Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 99,580. Language: English. Published: January 11, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Energy
Written for scientists and science historians, this book explores the forgotten chemical transmutation research that took place between 1912 and 1927, a precursor to modern low-energy nuclear reactions (LENR) research. Relying heavily on published papers, the book reveals research that has been absent from the scientific dialogue for a century.
Green and Blue in the Wild Blue: An Examination of the Evolution of Army and Air Force Airpower Thinking and Doctrine Since Vietnam War - AirLand Battle, Desert Storm, Nuclear War, Close Air Support
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 34,150. Language: English. Published: September 24, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » History » Military
This study examines the nature and degree of the convergence of Army and Air Force airpower thinking and doctrine since the Vietnam War. The value of this effort lies in providing a better understanding of those areas of agreement which could form the conceptual basis for a comprehensive, conventional, land based airpower theory.
From SAC To STRATCOM: The Origins of Unified Command Over Nuclear Forces - Strategic Air Command, Carrier Bomber Debate, LeMay, Spaatz, Kenney, Admirals Revolt, Goldwater-Nichols Act, Cold War End
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 28,990. Language: English. Published: May 12, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » History » Military
Professionally converted for accurate flowing-text e-book format reproduction, this book examines the creation of the United States Strategic Command (USSTRATCOM).
The Role of Congress in the Strategic Posture of the United States, 1942-1960 - Manhattan Project to the New Look, Atomic Infrastructure and Nuclear Weapons Institutions, Air Power, H-Bomb, ICBM
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 123,570. Language: English. Published: April 11, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » History » Military
This paper examines the role of the 77th-86th Congresses, from 1942 to 1960, an eighteen year period that begins with the development of the first atomic weapons during the Manhattan Project and runs through the administration of President Dwight Eisenhower and the development of the "New Look" nuclear strategy.