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Conference on the Discontinuance of Nuclear Weapons Tests

Ellen C. Collier

Conference on the Discontinuance of Nuclear Weapons Tests

analysis of progress and positions of the participating parties, October 1958-August 1960

by Ellen C. Collier

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Published by U.S. G.P.O. in Washington .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Nuclear disarmament

  • Edition Notes

    StatementSubcommittee on Disarmament of the Committee on Foreign Relations, United States Senate
    SeriesMajor studies of the Legislative Reference Service/Congressional Research Service -- reel 10, fr. 0266
    ContributionsGellner, Charles R. 1918-, United States. Congress. Senate. Committee on Foreign Relations. Subcommittee on Disarmament, Library of Congress. Legislative Reference Service
    The Physical Object
    FormatMicroform
    Paginationvii, 110 p.
    Number of Pages110
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL15461647M

      Seeking to achieve the discontinuance of all test explosions of nuclear weapons for all time, determined to continue negotiations to this end, and desiring to put an end to the contamination of mans environment by radioactive substances, Have agreed as . Conference on the Discontinuance of Nuclear Weapons Tests. Analysis of Progress and Positions of the Participating Parties October August pages. 8vo, printed self-wrappers. Washington, D.C.: USGPO. October JXU6 Types of Nuclear Weapons Tests Nuclear explosions have been detonated in all environments: above ground, underground and underwater. Bombs have been detonated on top of towers, onboard barges, suspended from balloons, on the earth's surface, underwater to depths of m, underground to depths of more than 2,m and in horizontal tunnels.


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Subject: Conference on the Discontinuance of Nuclear Weapon Tests ( Geneva, Switzerland. Get this from a library. Geneva Conference on the Discontinuance of Nuclear Weapons Tests: [history of political and technical developments of the negotiations from Octoto Aug ].

[William J Gehron]. The Partial Test Ban Treaty (PTBT) is the abbreviated name of the Treaty Banning Nuclear Weapon Tests in the Atmosphere, in Outer Space and Under Water, which prohibited all test detonations of nuclear weapons except for those conducted is also abbreviated as the Limited Test Ban Treaty (LTBT) and Nuclear Test Ban Treaty (NTBT), though the latter Type: Arms control.

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Disarmament Commission in Maywhen the Soviet Union included discontinuance of weapons tests in its proposals. The Soviet Program for Peaceful Uses of Nuclear Explosions Milo D. Nordyke I. Early History The concept of utilizing the weapons of war to serve the peaceful pursuits of mankind is as old as civilization itself.

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The nuclear weapons tests of the United States were performed between and as part of the nuclear arms United States conducted around 1, nuclear tests by official count, including atmospheric, underwater, and space tests.

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