Military Implications of Nuclear Weapon Developments.

by Bernard Brodie


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An appraisal of the military importance of thermonuclear weapons. The author attempts to indicate the present or future transportability of thermonuclear weapons in existing types of aircraft, their energy yield or probable range of yields, and their cost per unit to produce, particularly in relation to the resources involved in manufacturing fission bombs. (Published in Foreign Affairs, Jan. 1954.).

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