South Africa"s plan and capability in the nuclear field
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Published by United Nations in New York .
Written in English


  • Nuclear weapons information -- South Africa.

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Edition Notes

StatementDepartment of Political and Security Affairs, United Nations Centre for Disarmament.
SeriesDisarmament study series -- 2
ContributionsUnited Nations Centre for Disarmament.
The Physical Object
Pagination40 p. ;
Number of Pages40
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL14422046M

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  Revisiting South Africa’s Nuclear Weapons Program is made possible in large part by support from the Project on Advanced Systems and Concepts for Countering Weapons of Mass Destruction (PASCC), Center on Contemporary Conflict, Naval Postgraduate School, under Grant No. NPages:   Unmentioned is Phase Four: the field use of nuclear weapons on military targets. A a result of this “Dance of the Seven Veils” strategy the South African bombs had a large element of prop-making. Building Nuclear Education Capability in South Africa through Strategic Planning and Partnerships Nuclear Regulatory Information Conference – 6 October Dr Anthonie Cilliers, Programme Manager: Nuclear Engineering, North-West Research Publications in the Field of Nuclear TechnologyFile Size: 1MB. UN Centre for Disarmament, Department of Political and Security Council Affairs, South Africa’s Plan and Capability in the Nuclear Field, Report of the Secretary-General, Document A/35/ (New York: United Nations, ) pp. 10, Google ScholarAuthor: J. D. L. Moore.

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