nuclear force


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nuclear force

n.
1. The strong nuclear force.
2. The strong nuclear force and the weak nuclear force, considered collectively.
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The article also rejected the accusation made by the US that the nuclear force of North Korea was a "threat to world peace and security".
The Review states: The United States nuclear forces play critical roles in its national security strategy.
html) declaration of its completion of "state nuclear force," Haley said that "the North Korean regime misses something very important.
These conditions do not make for a promising arms control environment and suggest that a key requirement of US arms control efforts in the coming years must be to strengthen US deterrence, assurance, and damage-limitation capabilities by contributing to the adaptability of US nuclear capabilities rather than seeking continued numerical nuclear force reductions in the pursuit of nonproliferation as the "top" nuclear policy objective.
North Korea said the sanctions infringed its sovereignty and it was ready to give Washington a "severe lesson" with its strategic nuclear force in response to any U.
The physicists found that the attractive strong nuclear force between antiprotons, which kicks in when particles are within a few millionths of a billionth of a meter of each other, overcomes the particles' repulsion due to their like charge.
To fix that, I've directed our analysts in DOD's Office of Cost Assessment and Program Evaluation to track both the status of the actions we're taking, the progress we're making, and the impact on the health of our nuclear force.
Hagel also OK'd a proposal to upgrade the top nuclear force official at Air Force headquarters in the Pentagon from a two-star general to a three-star, the officials said.
In commemoration of the 25th anniversary of the December 1987 signing of the Intermediate Range Nuclear Force Treaty between the Soviet Union and the United States, this volume collects analyses written by members the US negotiating team during negotiations and immediately after the signing of the treaty, with the exception of two introductory essays written in 2011-12 for this book.
The greatest influence over when India will begin nuclear force reductions remains its assessment of the security threats emanating from its nuclear armed regional competitors, China and Pakistan.
The official also said, ''We do not understand the type of nuclear force that will result from the current buildup in China, and we find China's lack of transparency troubling.
Dimitar Culev from Utrinski vesnik analyzes the recent Israeli military forces attack against the Turkish humanitarian ship and wonders whether Israel "surfs" with its US support, which gives Israel the right to be a nuclear force in the region or "it forgot itself" with its competences with which it is radically is taking away the right of Palestinians to form their own country.

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