Armaments and disarmament in the nuclear age: a handbook

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Humanities Press, 1976 - Law - 308 pages
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Contents

State of armaments n 1 Armaments expenditures 19451975
11
Nuclear megatonnage
15
Number of nuclear warheads
16
Strategic nuclear weapons
17
Tactical nuclear weapons
20
Nuclear mini weapons
21
Trends in the nuclear arms race
23
World stock of fighting vessels
24
The militarization of the deep ocean
90
Antisubmarine warfare
92
Nuclear weapon proliferation
96
Safeguards against nuclear proliferation
98
13T The case of peaceful nuclear explosions
100
Nongovernmental nuclear weapon proliferation
102
Nuclearweapon accidents
104
Chemical and bacteriological warfare
108

Stockpiles of chemical weapons
27
Reconnaissance satellites
29
World arms trade
32
Appendix iA World military expenditure 19541975 35
35
military expenditure as a percentage of gross domestic
41
constant price figures
45
Appendix iB US and Soviet strategic nuclear forces 19671976 48
48
1C2 Values of exports of major weapons to regions listed in Table 1C1
51
The spread of sophisticated weapons to the Third World
54
The nuclear momentum
61
the ultimate absurdity
65
new round in the nuclear arms race
69
Offensive missiles
73
fiThc nuclear balance of terror in Europe
78
Tables
79
First use of nuclear weapons
83
7? Between first use and first strike
86
Longrange cruise missiles
87
Possible application of CB weapons
112
The claims that CB weapons are less inhumane than other weapons
114
f7JThe case against nerve gas
124
Environmental warfare ecocide and weapons of mass
134
Conventional weapons and arms trade
148
Tables
171
Armament dynamics and military research
178
Table
184
6 The origins of MIRV
194
Economic and social consequences of armaments
200
The consumption of raw materials for military purposes
208
l International arms control and disarmament agreements
214
Table
215
3 The game of disarmament
223
y7 The charade of piecemeal arms limitation
243
process and impact
249
Charts
307
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