Accession Number : ADA186831

Title :   The Threats to Survival in a Nuclear Environment.

Descriptive Note : Research rept.,

Corporate Author : AIR WAR COLL MAXWELL AFB AL

Personal Author(s) : Pasini, Ralph

PDF Url : ADA186831

Report Date : May 1987

Pagination or Media Count : 59

Abstract : A description of the primary threats to survival during and after a nuclear attack, focusing on the weapons effects of blast, thermal and short- and long-term radiation. Discussion of simple rules for self-protection from fallout. Discussion of myths, facts, and some philosophy on how to survive a nuclear attack.

Descriptors :   *NUCLEAR WARFARE, *SURVIVAL(GENERAL), ATTACK, BLAST, FALLOUT, LONG RANGE(TIME), NUCLEAR EXPLOSIONS, RADIATION, THREATS, WEAPONS EFFECTS, BLAST LOADS, THERMAL SHOCK, THREAT EVALUATION

Subject Categories : Nuclear Warfare

Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE