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  • warhead
  • Yields of 5.2 megatons/ton and higher have been reported for large weapons constructed for single-warhead use in the early 1960s. (wikipedia.org)
  • Variable yield tactical nuclear weapon-mass only 23 kg (51 lb), lightest ever deployed by the United States (same warhead as Special Atomic Demolition Munition and GAR-11 Nuclear Falcon missile ). (wikipedia.org)
  • The W53 warhead from the weapon was used on the Titan II Missile until the system was decommissioned in 1987. (wikipedia.org)
  • In fact, Kile says, Pakistan has been developing its systems for delivering a nuclear warhead at the same time that it has been expanding its nuclear facilities. (rferl.org)
  • Babcock & Wilcox manages and operates several US nuclear weapons facilities including the Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory, Los Alamos National Laboratory, and Nevada National Security Site NNSS, previously known as the Nevada Test Site, each of which are engaged in various aspects of nuclear warhead modernisation. (ncf.ca)
  • Aecom is involved in work at the Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory, it is involved in research, design, development and production of nuclear weapons including the life extension program of the B61 nuclear bomb10 and of the W80-1 nuclear warhead for air-launched cruise missiles. (globalresearch.ca)
  • In the table above we have incorporated our estimates for the number of nuclear warhead deployed on US ballistic missile submarines since 1991. (fas.org)
  • 2016
  • As of March 31, 2016, Canada Pension Plan (CPP) has investments worth Cdn$305 million in thirteen major, war industries that are involved in the production, maintenance, and modernisation of nuclear weapons. (ncf.ca)
  • 1) The latest annual report from the CPP Investment Board (March 31, 2016) on its foreign public equity holdings, (2) A report called Don t Bank on the Bomb (November 2015) which examines global investments in companies providing the 'necessary components to develop, test, maintain and modernise nuclear weapons. (ncf.ca)
  • They're a topic of conversation that have repeatedly surfaced in 2016, largely due to Donald Trump's unpredictable temperament and repeated suggestions that he could envision scenarios in which he would possibly use a nuclear weapon . (businessinsider.com)
  • country's nuclear
  • A historic deal was struck early Sunday between Iran and six world powers over Tehran's nuclear program that slows the country's nuclear development program in exchange for lifting some sanctions while a more formal agreement is worked out. (cnn.com)
  • safeguards
  • It had succeeded in providing some training to a number of students and technicians and the establishment of a nuclear research center, which includes a small nuclear research reactor under IAEA safeguards. (globalsecurity.org)
  • Nuclear war initiated without authorization by one or more military personnel with the knowledge and access required to defeat the safeguards and start a nuclear war on their own initiative. (wikiversity.org)
  • On Monday, February 12 at 7:00 PM, Tom Steyer will be joined by Congressman Jamie Raskin (D-MD), four leading mental health professionals, and a nuclear weapons expert to discuss presidential mental health, nuclear weapons safeguards, and new protocols that can limit the consequences of impulsive decisions made by the Executive Branch. (press.org)
  • horror of nuclear weapons
  • The horror of nuclear weapons lies, in addition to the magnitude of the destruction, in the enormity and misery of the effects of radiation which continue to afflict the victims long afterwards," she said. (telegraph.co.uk)
  • So while we commend the steps President Obama has taken to bring attention to the immoral bombing of Japan and the horror of nuclear weapons as only a president can, we know that the foundation for any true friendship is one of trust and accountability. (commondreams.org)
  • possession of nuclear weapons
  • In the same way that fracking has rudely brought the climate change debate right into the lives of Middle England, so these nuclear convoys give a very visual reminder of Britain's continuing possession of nuclear weapons, the danger they pose to the public here in Britain, and to people the world over. (redpepper.org.uk)
  • acquire nuclear weapons
  • Despite these steps, in the mid- and late 1970s, Qadhafi repeatedly proclaimed his country's determination to acquire nuclear weapons, primarily because he was convinced that his archenemy, Israel, had achieved such a military capability. (globalsecurity.org)
  • Gary Samore, who served as President Barack Obama's counter-proliferation adviser until earlier this year, also told Newsnight: "I do think that the Saudis believe they have some understanding with Pakistan, that in extremis they would have claim to acquire nuclear weapons from Pakistan. (telegraph.co.uk)
  • superpowers
  • Despite the termination of Soviet assistance, China committed itself to continue nuclear weapons development to break "the superpowers' monopoly on nuclear weapons," to ensure Chinese security against the Soviet and United States threats, and to increase Chinese prestige and power internationally. (globalsecurity.org)
  • Liv Torres of Norwegian Peoples Aid urged policy makers in the audience not to wait for the nuclear superpowers but to go ahead and start the process for an international ban on nuclear weapons. (huffingtonpost.com)
  • explosion
  • at the meeting of the Defence Council on 17th June 1958, he confirmed the date of the first French nuclear explosion and decided to accelerate the French nuclear program. (globalsecurity.org)
  • When triggered, these devices release a huge amount of energy in the form of a nuclear explosion . (wikipedia.org)
  • The way they make energy for the nuclear explosion is different. (wikipedia.org)
  • Nuclear explosion test in Nevada in 1953 . (wikipedia.org)
  • Fallout from a nuclear explosion can be blown by the wind large distances from where the explosion occurred, and can remain dangerous for long periods of time. (wikipedia.org)
  • talks
  • The North's statement said the country will not be bound by any agreement signed under the six-party talks - a multilateral effort aimed at getting Pyongyang to give up its nuclear weapons programs. (foxnews.com)
  • The six-party talks began in 2003, but they have been stalled for months over how to verify the country's accounting of its past nuclear activities. (foxnews.com)
  • program
  • Despite a 25-year effort to acquire or develop a nuclear weapon, Libya's nuclear program remained in the embryonic stage. (globalsecurity.org)
  • Shannon Kile, director of the nuclear nonproliferation program at the Stockholm International Peace Research Institute, says that the ISIS's conclusions appear to be valid. (rferl.org)
  • Despite the support of many childish peace organizations, START is deceptive in its name & numbers: in fact START gives the 'go-ahead' to a nuclear weapons modernization program that in so many ways defines the future of the human race and governance. (opednews.com)
  • He has been published in The New York Times and has appeared on The Last Word with Lawrence O'Donnell on MSNBC to discuss the issue of Donald Trump's behavior and the Department of Defense's Personnel Reliability Program (PRP) to oversee personnel working in the vicinity of nuclear weapons. (press.org)
  • Under the Nuclear Weapon Personnel Reliability Program, "Only those personnel who have demonstrated the highest degree of individual reliability for allegiance, trustworthiness, conduct, behavior, and responsibility shall be allowed to perform duties associated with nuclear weapons, and they shall be continuously evaluated for adherence to PRP standards. (usatoday.com)
  • Melbourne, July 23 (ANI): Satellite images have revealed that Burma is pursuing a nuclear program, the military journal Jane's Intelligence Review says. (thaindian.com)
  • The photos of buildings and security fences near Burmese capital, Naypyidaw, confirm reports by Major Sai Thein Win of machine tool factories and other plants alleged to be part of a nascent program to build nuclear weapons, the magazine reports. (thaindian.com)
  • Major Sai said he worked at two factories involved in the nuclear program. (thaindian.com)
  • Later that year, the United States started a very large program to build nuclear weapons. (wikipedia.org)
  • infrastructure
  • He continued to try to develop a Libyan nuclear weapons infrastructure. (globalsecurity.org)
  • Aecom provides professional technical and management support services and is part of the joint venture that manages the Nevada National Security Site , a key fixture in the US nuclear weapons infrastructure. (ncf.ca)
  • CH2M Hill is one of the joint venture partners in National Security Technologies NSTec that manages the Nevada National Security Site NNSS, previously known as the Nevada Test Site, a key fixture in the US nuclear weapons infrastructure. (ncf.ca)
  • country
  • Libya is in no position to obtain access to nuclear weapons in the foreseeable future, given the extremely limited domestic technical base of the country. (globalsecurity.org)
  • When everything is said and done China, thanks to its enormous rural population, always has been and remained, more capable of surviving nuclear war than any other country. (globalsecurity.org)
  • The U.S. remains the only country in the world that has used nuclear weapons, of which the side effects are still being felt today, seventy years later. (commondreams.org)
  • Garson had long favored an all-out radiological attack, employing every nuclear weapon the country could muster. (dictionary.com)
  • Blair did add that there is "a protocol and requirement" for NATO consultation, and if there was not consent by the country responsible for launching the weapon, "it's sort of open to question" whether they could "effectively veto" its use. (businessinsider.com)
  • the United States became the first and only country to use a nuclear weapon against another country (Jim, 1982). (essaysprofessors.com)
  • In 1939, people studying physics began to understand the theory of nuclear fission weapons, but no country knew how to build one. (wikipedia.org)
  • posture
  • We must take advantage of the respite offered by the current strategic situation to rethink our nuclear posture. (globalsecurity.org)
  • When adding the weapons in the Mediterranean, the Euro-centric nature of the US nuclear posture during the Cold War becomes even more striking. (fas.org)
  • strategic nuclear
  • The decision to develop an independent strategic nuclear force was made no later than early 1956 and was to be implemented within the Twelve-Year Science Plan presented in September 1956 to the Eighth Congress of the CCP. (globalsecurity.org)
  • world
  • French nuclear research began well before the second world war. (globalsecurity.org)
  • The nuclear attacks on Japan during World War Two precipitated a period of almost half a century during which the world lived under the spectre of nuclear warfare. (telegraph.co.uk)
  • Malcolm Grimston, an expert on nuclear policy at Chatham House, said that the role of nuclear weapons in today's world requires wholesale reassessment. (telegraph.co.uk)
  • We next discuss this and related research on media funding and governance, followed by suggestions for political action by people all over the world, all of whom could be seriously impacted if not killed outright in a nuclear war. (wikiversity.org)
  • The government of Norway invited all the nations of the world to a two-day conference to discuss the humanitarian effects of nuclear war and to begin the process to ban all nuclear weapons. (huffingtonpost.com)
  • He spoke passionately against war and nuclear weapons and the need for a deeper spirituality and morality in the world so that these weapons could be disarmed. (huffingtonpost.com)
  • This report by PAX (Netherlands) also looks at 382 financial institutions from around the world that invested US$493 billion in 26 nuclear-weapons producers. (ncf.ca)
  • The president, who has the ultimate responsibility for the use of the most devastating weapons in the history of the world, and who has the sole authority to order the murder of millions of people in an instant, has received only a simple, 10-minute cognitive screen . (usatoday.com)
  • Former President A P J Abdul Kalam tonight asked youths to strive and join hands to create a nuclear weapons-free and poverty-free world. (hindustantimes.com)
  • If this strong contingent of youths join hands, the world could be made nuclear-weapons free. (hindustantimes.com)
  • It also looks into the Nuclear Weapon Programs that various countries around the world have been pursuing. (essaysprofessors.com)
  • The first nuclear weapons were built by the United States during World War II . (wikipedia.org)
  • When World War II started, Germany, the United Kingdom and the United States wanted to build nuclear weapons. (wikipedia.org)
  • 1975
  • The all-time high was in 1975 when 6,191 weapons were afloat, but even in 1990, after the fall of the Berlin Wall, there were 5,716 weapons at sea. (fas.org)