Nuclear Illusion, Nuclear Reality

Nuclear Illusion, Nuclear Reality

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A study of the political, military and technical aspects of Britains nuclear weapons programme under the Macmillan government, contrasting Britains perceived political decline with its growth in technological mastery and military nuclear capability. Important reading for anyone interested in the history and military technology of the cold war.warheads might be desirable, capable of incorporation in weapons ranging from Skybolt, through the Red Beard replacement, to Blue ... 11 77 requirement had not yet been approved and real work was delayed.207 A retarded or lay-down mode, to allow accurate delivery from low level without the need to a#39;pop upa#39; into enemy radar cover for free-fall or LABS delivery, was an important part of the OR.

Title:Nuclear Illusion, Nuclear Reality
Author:Richard Moore
Publisher:Palgrave Macmillan - 2010-08-15


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