How to use Nuclear-weapons in a sentence
In Part II, this practical application of nuclear weapons to strategy is examined.
Other nuclear weapons states could be motivated to go on to hair-trigger alert through fear of a strike by the USA.
The possession of nuclear weapons by both sides led to the ultimate deterrent doctrine of mutually assured destruction.
It's following an obvious strategic decision that it wants a nuclear weapons capability.
We have been trying very hard to forge a consensus that no nuclear weapons should be allowed on the Korean Peninsula.Advertisement
Although the likelihood that the United States would use nuclear weapons is remote, even keeping open the possibility has ignited controversy.
They are cheaper and easier to produce than nuclear weapons and they are, as we know, extremely deadly.
They do not have to bear the whole weight of strategic nuclear deterrence - that ultimate sanction wielded by nuclear weapons states.
Computers are useful for many simulations related to nuclear weapons other than designing clever little devices that rapidly disassemble in spectacular ways.
The country, already embroiled in a bloody war, has invested £ 300m in a top-secret nuclear weapons facility.Advertisement
The Treaty on the Non-Proliferation of Nuclear Weapons (NPT) was indefinitely extended in May, 1995.
All this caused by ionizing radiation fallout from the nuclear weapons.
The right to bear nuclear weapons could also degenerate into a nuclear free-for-all, which would terrifyingly lower the threshold of accident or use.
Possession of nuclear weapons may indeed justify an inference of preparedness to use them.
But nuclear weapons are hopelessly irrelevant to that terrorist threat.Advertisement
But the collapse of the cold war has removed even the theoretical justification for our possessing strategic nuclear weapons.
The number of submarines, bombers and ballistic missile launchers capable of delivering nuclear weapons has been reduced.
In the post-Cold War world, effective norms against proliferation are inseparable from norms against proliferation are inseparable from norms against nuclear weapons per se.
This asserts the US ' right to use nuclear weapons pre-emptively to stop states from acquiring nuclear, chemical or biological weapons.
We have to make the Korean peninsula free of nuclear weapons.Advertisement
Once enough plutonium has been produced, Iran could build nuclear weapons in a short time.
Over the life of the program, the US will dispose of enough surplus plutonium for thousands of nuclear weapons.
Such capabilities also can support fissile material production for Tehran's overall nuclear weapons program.
The Charter neither expressly prohibits, nor permits, the use of any specific weapon, including nuclear weapons.
Their contributions all served to reinforce the view that " deterrence " was the only proper purpose for nuclear weapons.Advertisement
The nuclear-weapon States have found new justifications where none exist for the indefinite retention of their nuclear weapons.
In production, the nation is restoring its capacity to produce nuclear weapons components to replace aging parts in the enduring nuclear stockpile.
We renew our call on Russia to review further its tactical nuclear weapons stockpile with a view toward making significant reductions.
Polaris submarines armed with nuclear weapons took up positions close to the Soviet Union.
In 2000, the nuclear weapons states themselves promised an " unequivocal undertaking " for the " elimination of their nuclear arsenals.Advertisement
Moreover, all surface warships no longer have the capability to deploy nuclear weapons.
For Russia, however, NATO enlargement brings an Alliance that still deploys nuclear weapons in Europe closer to its borders.
Ships carrying nuclear weapons will be banned from British ports.
Under these circumstances, there would be no incentive for either side to confine itself to the use of tactical nuclear weapons.
World War II ushered in the age of nuclear weapons.Advertisement
F Fallout The transfer of radionuclides produced by nuclear weapons from the atmosphere to earth; the material transferred.
A decision by Japan to abandon its renunciation of nuclear weapons would shatter the non-proliferation regime.
Any nation that wishes to be a nuclear weapons state must have both nuclear reactors and a reprocessing plant such as Sellafield.
It was thought that Iraq could use chemical or biological weapons on Israel, which might then retaliate with nuclear weapons.
The Soviet Union has threatened to retaliate with nuclear weapons against an attack on Cuba.Advertisement
These rigorous inspections have found nothing to suggest that Iran is attempting to build nuclear weapons.
In some respects even greater danger is posed by short-range tactical nuclear weapons.
It poses the specter of nuclear weapons in the hands of terrorist groups and rogue nations.
Would not it be an absolute outrage if billions were squandered on a new generation of nuclear weapons without a vote in the House?
Such agreements would still leave open a wide swath of territory for basing nuclear weapons.Advertisement
There are worries, too, about the security of tactical nuclear weapons.
The Soviet Union produced an estimated 1,200 tons of HEU and up to 400 tons of plutonium for direct use in nuclear weapons.
An attempt to unseat an unstable dictator armed with nuclear weapons would be a felony.
Efforts to improve nuclear arsenals and to make nuclear weapons more useable in warfare will jeopardize the test ban and non-proliferation regimes.
The country's actions were in compliance with the Treaty on Non-Proliferation of Nuclear Weapons.Advertisement
In my judgment, given their destructive potential, they should more appropriately be considered akin to nuclear weapons.