Accession Number : AD0600485

Title :   NUCLEAR WEAPONS AND THEIR EFFECTS,

Corporate Author : FOREIGN TECHNOLOGY DIV WRIGHT-PATTERSON AFB OHIO

Personal Author(s) : Langhans,Kurt

Report Date : 24 MAR 1964

Pagination or Media Count : 164

Abstract : Contents: Classification of Nuclear Weapons; Vehicles and Means of Employment for Detonating Nuclear Weapons; The Tactical Possibilities of Radioactive Warfare Agents; The Types of Detonation and Their Disguishing Features; NuclearWeapon Targets; Description of Various Types of Detonations at 20 Kilotons of TNT at Distances of 5 to 10 km; The Impression in Cases of Different Calibers and Distances; Influence of Weather and Other Factors on the Detonation Pattern; The Pressure Wave as an Annihilating Factor; Luminous Radiation as an Annihilating Factor; Nuclear Radiation as an Annihilating Factor; The Immediate Nuclear Radiation; The Residual Nuclear Radiation; and Protection From Nuclear Weapons.

Descriptors :   (*NUCLEAR WEAPONS, EXPLOSION EFFECTS), (*RADIOLOGICAL WARFARE AGENTS, CLASSIFICATION), NUCLEAR WARFARE, NUCLEAR EXPLOSION DAMAGE, DETONATIONS, UNDERGROUND EXPLOSIONS, UNDERWATER EXPLOSIONS, DAMAGE, RADIATION EFFECTS, RADIATION EFFECTS, USSR

Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE