TITLE

Nuclear bunker buster clears latest hurdle

AUTHOR(S)
Hambling, David
PUB. DATE
November 2002
SOURCE
New Scientist;11/23/2002, Vol. 176 Issue 2370, p9
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Reports that America's Senate Armed Services Committee gave qualified approval in November 2002 for the development of Robust Nuclear Earth Penetrator (RNEP), a nuclear weapon for destroying deep underground bunkers. Military objectives of the nuclear weapon; Reasons for the approval given to develop RNEP.
ACCESSION #
8755210

 

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