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U.S. Strategic Nuclear Forces [electronic resource] : Background, Developments, and Issues.

Author/Creator:
Library of Congress. Foreign Affairs Division.
Publication:
[S.l] : [publisher not identified], 2014.
Format/Description:
Government document
Book
1 online resource (1 online resource (47 pages)) : digital, PDF file
Subjects:
Defense spending.
Nuclear facilities.
Nuclear weapons.
Strategy.
System Details:
System requirements: PDF reader software.
Summary:
Reviews ongoing programs that will affect the expected size and shape of the U.S. strategic nuclear force structure. Provides overview of this force structure during the Cold War, and summarizes reductions and changes that have occurred since 1991. Presents details about each category of delivery vehicle, including intercontinental ballistic missiles, submarine launched ballistic missiles, and heavy bombers, focusing on their current deployments and ongoing and planned modernization programs. Discusses issues related to decisions about the future size, shape, cost, safety, security, and management of the U.S. strategic nuclear force.
This report is one in a series of updates. For the most recent coverage of this report series, please see 13-RL-33640g in the 2013 issue.
Notes:
CRS Report.
Record is based on bibliographic data in ProQuest U.S. Congressional Research Digital Collection (last viewed Apr. 2015). Reuse except for individual research requires license from ProQuest, LLC.
Other format:
Microfiche version: Library of Congress. Foreign Affairs Division. U.S. Strategic Nuclear Forces
Access Restriction:
Restricted for use by site license.
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