Regaining Security: A Guide to the Costs of Disposing of Plutonium and Highly Enriched Uranium

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Of all the materials, systems and facilities that designed and operated nuclear weapons, one of the most readily available assets for reuse are often identified as highly enriched uranium (HEU) and plutonium for warheads. However, proliferation concerns make the reuse of much of this material unlikely. This text explores the economic issues surrounding the major expenditures facing the US as it attempts to dispose of weapon-grade nuclear materials in a proliferation-resistant manner. It discusses the economic values of ...

Regaining Security: A Guide to the Costs of Disposing of Plutonium and Highly Enriched Uranium 1997, Ashgate Publishing, Aldershot, England

ISBN-13: 9781859725160

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