Document Details


Title:
What Do We Know About the Soviet Union's Advanced Nuclear Weapons Program
Author(s):
Document Location:
US Department of Energy, US Dept. of Energy Energy Information Center (EIC), 1301 Clay St. 180 North, Oakland, CA, 94612, 510-637-1762, 510-637-2011, judy.weisse@oak.doe.gov
Document Categories:
Nuclear Weapons and Related Technology\Nuclear Tests
Document Type:
LEGAL DOCUMENT
Publication Date:
Declassification Status:
Sanitized
Document Pages:
34
Accession Number:
OOO020006
Document Number(s):
SAB200071010000; COVD-3147; Copy 63A; 94SA20B000241; COVD3147; Copy63A
Originating Research Org.:
Lawrence Livermore National Lab. (LLNL), Livermore, CA (United States)
OpenNet Entry Date:
2002 Jun 14
Description/Abstract:
The major elements of the Soviet Union's nuclear weapons development program have a level of support that is larger than the comparable components of the U.S. program. This statement is supported both by the indicators discussed in this paper and by other intelligence sources. An outstanding example of this fact is found in a comparsion of U.S. and Soviet nuclear test activities.


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