US nuclear weapons production: an overview

Cochran, T.B.; Arkin, W.
January 1988
Bulletin of the Atomic Scientists;Jan/Feb1988, Vol. 44 Issue 1, p12
Discusses the problem of aging warhead-producing facilities in the US. How these facilities, built in the 1940s and 1950s, are limiting production of warhead materials such as plutonium, tritium and weapon-grade uranium. INSET: Glossary.;A military fuel cycle primer..


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