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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For a good discussion on Russian nuclear force posture, see Dave Johnson, "Nuclear Weapons in Russia's Approach to Conflict," Fondation pour la Recherche Strategique, no.
Munir Akram said that primarily the NPR endorses the US nuclear modernisation in face of emerging threats from Russia that includes violating of the Intermediate-Range Nuclear Force (INF) treaty, Russia's nuclear doctrine envisaging use of low-yield nuclear weapons in the battlefield and first use of its strategic nuclear weapons.
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.
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.
And last week, Secretary James, who has been a tremendous leader on this issue, personally awarded the first 25 Nuclear Deterrence Operations Service Medals, a new medal created to recognize the critical contributions that our nuclear force airmen make to America's security.
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.
(8) Additionally, Russia appears determined to maintain a sizable, "tactical" nuclear force that has not been, and apparently will not be, addressed or reduced within the context of bilateral arms-reduction efforts with the United States.
As nuclear disarmament once again becomes a political issue (see separate article for US President Barack Obama statements in Prague), the Group for Research and Information on Peace and Security (GRIP) reveals a strategic redeployment of nuclear forces in new geographic areas.
Bush in 2006 discussed increasing military exchanges, China has not responded to an offer for the commander of its strategic nuclear forces to visit US Strategic Command.
Subsequent Pentagon studies, including the Strategic Capabilities Assessment in 2005 and the 2006 Quadrennial Defense Review (QDR), have offered further guidance on strategic nuclear force structure.
But some military secrets were opened Dec 17 by the head of Russia's nuclear force Gen Nikolai Solovtsov, who said Putin primarily meant that Moscow within the next few years would deploy land-mobile strategic nuclear missiles for the first time.
to its growing role as a nuclear force. The focus on Kim Jong-Il, ruler of North Korea, provides many condemning visions of the dictator and his approaches, but most importantly, Separated At Birth analyzes world concerns, options, and realities in working with the 'rogue' nation.

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