Accession Number : AD0745857

Title :   Nuclear Weapons,

Corporate Author : FOREIGN TECHNOLOGY DIV WRIGHT-PATTERSON AFB OH

Personal Author(s) : Mikhailov, V. A. ; Naumenko, I. A.

Report Date : 28 APR 1972

Pagination or Media Count : 66

Abstract : These chapters include discussions on the principles of a nuclear reaction, the different types of nuclear explosions which are used militarily (ground, underground, underwater, air, and space) and the effects of their striking factors (shock wave, light radiation, penetrating radiation, radioactive contamination) on men and objects, radiation sickness in man, and basic atomic defense means for military personnel and equipment in a combat area. (Author)

Descriptors :   *NUCLEAR EXPLOSION DAMAGE, *NUCLEAR WEAPONS, SHOCK WAVES, SURFACE BURST, AIRBURST, NUCLEAR WARFARE CASUALTIES, RADIATION EFFECTS, DEFENSE SYSTEMS, UNDERWATER, USSR.

Subject Categories : Nuclear Weapons

Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE