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Defense conversion and the future of the national nuclear weapons laboratories

Defense conversion and the future of the national nuclear weapons laboratories

proceedings of a conference held at Cornell University, Ithaca, NY, October 1-2, 1993

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Published by Cornell University, Peace Studies Program in [Ithaca, NY] .
Written in English

    Places:
  • United States
    • Subjects:
    • Nuclear energy -- Research -- United States -- Laboratories -- Congresses.,
    • Economic conversion -- United States -- Congresses.

    • Edition Notes

      StatementJudith Reppy and Joseph Pilat, eds.
      SeriesOccasional paper,, #18, Occasional paper (Cornell University. Peace Studies Program) ;, #18.
      ContributionsReppy, Judith, 1937-, Pilat, Joseph F., Cornell University. Peace Studies Program.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsU393.5 .D427 1994
      The Physical Object
      Paginationiii, 77 p. ;
      Number of Pages77
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL1232817M
      LC Control Number94235139

      The associate directors responsible for nuclear weapons at Los Alamos and Livermore presented the proposed tests. 10 They were accompanied by their laboratory directors. 11 Al Narath, the Sandia director, was there, as was Victor Reis, the Pentagon’s director of defense research and engineering, who would soon transfer to the Energy.   The Department of Defense has been involved in the Nuclear Posture Review for months, but up until October, almost all that discussion was about the nuclear weapons .

        The office of Defense Nuclear Nonproliferation (DNN) is responsible for U.S. nuclear security and nonproliferation operations. As part of the National Nuclear Security Administration within the Department of Energy, DNN works closely with international partners, U.S. federal agencies, national laboratories, and the private sector to secure and.   China has been exceptionally clear about its intentions on the possible first use of nuclear weapons. On the day of its first nuclear test on Octo , China declared it “will never at.

      1 Prior to joining Sandia National Laboratories, it was my privilege to serve as chief negotiator and head of the U.S. delegation to the nuclear testing talks between the United States and the Soviet. @article{osti_, title = {The role of the DOE weapons laboratories in a changing national security environment: CNSS papers No. 8, April }, author = {Hecker, S.S.}, abstractNote = {The contributions of the Department of Energy (DOE) nuclear weapons laboratories to the nation's security are reviewed in testimony before the Subcommittee on Procurement and Military Nuclear Systems of.


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Defense Conversion and the Future of the National Nuclear Weapons Laboratories Proceedings of a Conference Held at Cornell University, Ithaca, NY OctoberJudith Reppy and Joseph Pilat, eds. The Peace Studies Program was established at Cornell in as an interdisciplinary program.

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Evaluating Nuclear Weapons: Sandia Labs Taking a Modern Approach "Sandia National Laboratories is transforming how it assesses nuclear weapons in a stockpile made up of weapons at different stages in their lifecycles- some systems that have existed for decades alongside those that have undergone life extension programs.

The system of centralized national laboratories grew out of the massive scientific endeavors of World War II, in which new technologies such as radar, the computer, the proximity fuze, and the atomic bomb proved decisive for the Allied victory.

Though the United States government had begun seriously investing in scientific research for national security since World War I, it was only in late.

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