Accession Number : ADA995333

Title :   Radiological Defense. Volume 2. The Principles of Military Defense against Atomic Weapons.

Corporate Author : ARMED FORCES SPECIAL WEAPONS PROJECT WASHINGTON DC JOINT CROSSROADS COMMITTEE

Report Date : NOV 1951

Pagination or Media Count : 256

Abstract : Partial contents: The atomic explosion; Characteristics of an airburst, subsurface and surface bursts; Radiological warfare; Effects of atomic explosions on structures and meteriel, and on personnel; Recognition, measurement and evaluation of radiation hazards; Protection of personnel; Decontamination; Emergency control measures; and Military organization and training for atomic defense.

Descriptors :   *NUCLEAR EXPLOSION TESTING, *RADIATION HAZARDS, SAFETY, NUCLEAR EXPLOSION DAMAGE, AIRBURST, SURFACE BURST, SUBSURFACE, RADIOLOGICAL WARFARE, RADIATION EFFECTS, PROTECTION, DECONTAMINATION, MILITARY TRAINING

Subject Categories : Radiobiology

Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE