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Recommendations for Enhancing Reactor Safety in the 21st Century: The Near-Term Task Force Review of Insights From The Fukushima Dai-Ichi Accident (Nuclear Power Plant Disaster)
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Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 36,960. Language: English. Published: March 10, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Physics / Nuclear
The Task Force concludes that the application of the defense-in-depth philosophy can be strengthened by including explicit requirements for beyond-design-basis events.
Hybrid (The Evolution Trilogy)
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Series: The Evolution Trilogy, Book 1. Price: Free! Words: 100,310. Language: British English. Published: March 27, 2012. Category: Fiction » Romance » Paranormal
Vanessa Wester’s debut novel takes you from the University of Southampton to the depths of the Amazon. An imaginary citadel is waiting to be discovered full of interesting characters, traditions and cultures. There are so many twists and details you will not be able to put this book down.
Ideas, Concepts, Doctrine: Basic Thinking in the United States Air Force 1907-1960 - Volume One, Early Days, World War II, Nuclear Weapons, Missiles, Space, Strategic Implications
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 335,240. Language: English. Published: March 29, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » World politics
This history seeks to discover and record the mainstream of thought within the United States Air Force (and its predecessors) concerning the role to be played by air and aerospace power in a deadly struggle for national survival.
Ideas, Concepts, Doctrine: Basic Thinking in the United States Air Force 1961-1984 - Volume Two, Air Power, Tactical Air Command, Air Mobility, Space, MOL, Manned Space Flight, Strategy
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 371,340. Language: English. Published: March 29, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » History » Military
This history seeks to discover and record the mainstream of thought within the United States Air Force (and its predecessors) concerning the role to be played by air and aerospace power in a deadly struggle for national survival.
Nuclear Matters Handbook, Expanded Edition: Guide to American Nuclear Weapons, History, Testing, Safety and Security, Plans, Delivery Systems, Physics and Bomb Designs, Effects, Accident Response
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 103,030. Language: English. Published: March 30, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Physics / Nuclear
Newly expanded and revised for this 2011 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.
Defense's Nuclear Agency 1947 - 1997: Comprehensive History of Cold War Nuclear Weapon Development and Testing, Atomic and Hydrogen Bomb Development, Post-War Treaties
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 171,420. Language: English. Published: March 30, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » History » Military
The Defense Nuclear Agency presents a comprehensive and informative history of the development and testing of nuclear weapons after World War II, from the earliest atomic bombs through the devastating hydrogen thermonuclear devices that were the centerpiece of the Cold War.
The Development of the B-52 and Jet Propulsion - A Case Study in Organizational Innovation - History of America's Cold War Nuclear Bomber and the Jet Propulsion Technology That Made it Possible
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 56,640. Language: English. Published: April 6, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Engineering, trades, and technology » Aeronautics & Astronautics
The B-52 and Jet Propulsion: A Case Study in Organizational Innovation is a coherent and nonpolemical discussion of the revolution in military affairs, a hot topic in the national security arena. Mark Mandeles examines an interesting topic, how can the military better understand, manage, and evaluate technological development programs.
The Role of US Nuclear Weapons in the Post-Cold War Era - Tactical and Strategic Nuclear Warheads, WMD Deterrence, START Agreements and Treaties, Force Levels, Delivery Systems, Disarmament Proposals
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 63,600. Language: English. Published: April 6, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » History » Military
Contents: Chapter 1 - Historical Overview of US Nuclear Policy * Chapter 2 - US Nuclear Policy after the Cold War * Chapter 3 - Current Thinking on the Future Role of Nuclear Weapons * Chapter 4 - The Threat—Weapons of Mass Destruction * Chapter 5 - US Nuclear Forces for the Post-Cold War Era * Chapter 6 - Conclusions and Recommendations
Air Force Doctrine Document 3-72: Nuclear Operations - Command and Control (C2), Deterrence, Strategic Effects, Nuclear Safety, Surety, Training
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Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 13,460. Language: English. Published: April 19, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » History » Military
This publication provides doctrinal guidance for the planning, organizing, and employment of Air Force nuclear forces. The Air Force role in nuclear operations is to organize, train, equip, and sustain forces with the capability to support the national security goals of deterring adversaries from attacking the US and its interests with their nuclear arsenals or other weapons of mass destruction.
Linking Legacies: Connecting the Cold War Nuclear Weapons Production Processes To Their Environmental Consequences - Nuclear and Radioactive Waste, Environmental Contamination
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 75,610. Language: English. Published: May 2, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » History » Military
This report connects the missions and functions of our nation's nuclear weapons facilities with the inventories of waste and materials remaining at the plants, and the extent and characteristics of contamination in and around the sites.