nuclear proliferation
n.
The spread of nuclear weapons and related materials to nations that have not previously had nuclear weapons.

The Essential Law Dictionary. — Sphinx Publishing, An imprint of Sourcebooks, Inc. . 2008.

Look at other dictionaries:

  • Nuclear proliferation — World map with nuclear weapons development status represented by color.   Five nuclear weapons states from the NPT …   Wikipedia

  • Nuclear Proliferation —    A major responsibility for both the SVR (the Foreign Intelligence Service) and the FSB (the Federal Security Service) is nuclear proliferation. The SVR has publicly declared that proliferation is a major target of its foreign intelligence… …   Historical dictionary of Russian and Soviet Intelligence

  • Nuclear Non-Proliferation Treaty — Treaty on the Non Proliferation of Nuclear Weapons Participation in the Nuclear Non Proliferation Treaty …   Wikipedia

  • Nuclear power in Pakistan — …   Wikipedia

  • Nuclear reprocessing — technology was developed to chemically separate and recover fissionable plutonium from irradiated nuclear fuel.[1] Reprocessing serves multiple purposes, whose relative importance has changed over time. Originally reprocessing was used solely to… …   Wikipedia

  • Nuclear warfare — Nuclear War redirects here. For other uses, see Nuclear War (disambiguation). Warfare Military history Eras Prehistoric Ancie …   Wikipedia

  • Nuclear strategy — Nuclear weapons History Warfare Arms race Design Testing Effects Delivery Espionage …   Wikipedia

  • Proliferation (Rüstung) — Proliferation (lateinisch proles ‚Nachwuchs‘, ‚Sprößling‘ und ferre ‚tragen‘) ist im Rüstungsbereich die Bezeichnung für die Weiterverbreitung bzw. die Weitergabe von Massenvernichtungswaffen und ihren Trägersystemen, oder Bauplänen dafür,… …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • Nuclear engineering — is the branch of engineering concerned with the application of the breakdown (fission) as well as the fusion of atomic nuclei and/or the application of other sub atomic physics, based on the principles of nuclear physics. In the sub field of… …   Wikipedia

  • Nuclear latency — is the condition of a country possessing the technology to quickly build nuclear weapons, without having actually yet done so.[1] Because such latent capability is not proscribed by the Nuclear Non Proliferation Treaty, as a work around of the… …   Wikipedia

Share the article and excerpts

Direct link
Do a right-click on the link above
and select “Copy Link”

We are using cookies for the best presentation of our site. Continuing to use this site, you agree with this.