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Author: Wildon Fickett
Publisher: University of California Press
Keywords: theory, detonation, introduction
Number of Pages: 272
Published: 1985
ISBN-10: 0520051254
ISBN-13: 9780520051256

Author: Unknown
Publisher: DIANE Publishing
Keywords: tube, performance, detonation, distribution, fuel, effects
Number of Pages: 72
ISBN-10: 1428994564
ISBN-13: 9781428994560

Author: Construction Engineering Research Laboratories (U.
Publisher: DIANE Publishing
Keywords: open, summary, current, technologies, materials, energetic, burning, detonation, alternatives
Number of Pages: 72
Published: 1998
ISBN-10: 1428914218
ISBN-13: 9781428914216

Author: Gene Aloise
Publisher: DIANE Publishing
Keywords: address, human, capital, issues, needed, plan, forensics, comprehensive, interagency, nuclear
Number of Pages: 17
Published: 2010-08
ISBN-10: 1437918921
ISBN-13: 9781437918922

The detonation of a nuclear weapon or radiological dispersal device in the U.S. or elsewhere would cause decision makers to demand info. on the nature of the device -- incl. its design, the materials used to build it, and the materials' source -- as well as the ident. of the perpetrators. Technical nuclear forensics -- the analysis of nuclear or radiological materials that are intercepted or the radioactive debris and prompt output signals produced by a nuclear event -- can contribute to the ident. of the sources of the materials and the processes used to create them. This report assesses the:

Author: Stephen L. Caldwell
Publisher: DIANE Publishing
Keywords: need, information, duplicate, data, reviewed, key, provide, security, vessel, tracking, systems, maritime
Number of Pages: 58
Published: 2009-12
ISBN-10: 1437916775
ISBN-13: 9781437916775

U.S. ports, waterways, and coastal approaches are part of a system handling more than $700 billion in merchandise annually. With the many possible threats -- including transportation and detonation of weapons of mass destruction, suicide attacks against vessels, and others -- in the maritime domain, awareness of such threats could give the Coast Guard (CG) advance notice to help detect, deter, interdict, and defeat them. This report reviews the CGżs efforts to achieve awareness about such activity. It addresses: the extent to which the CG: (1) has vessel tracking systems in place; (2) can use
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