By Hans M. Kristensen, Robert S. Norris, January 1, 2012
In this Nuclear Notebook the authors highlight the key milestones and facts regarding the nuclear pursuits of the first five states to develop nuclear weapons—the United States, the Soviet Union and Russia, Britain, France, and China.
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Issue: Bulletin of the Atomic Scientists Volume 68 Issue 1 Keywords: Britain, China, France, Russia, Soviet Union, United States, history, nuclear states, nuclear weapons Topics: Nuclear Notebook
Kristensen is the director of the Nuclear Information Project with the Federation of American Scientists (FAS) in Washington, DC. His work focuses on researching and writing about the status...
Norris is a senior fellow with the Federation of American Scientists in Washington, DC. A former senior research associate with the Natural Resources Defense Council, his principal areas of ...
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