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Nuclear Weapons R&D Organizations in Nine Nations

Categories: China,France,Great Britain,India,Israel,Korea,Nuclear Arms,Pakistan,Russia

http://www.fas.org/sgp/crs/nuke/R40439.pdf

To promote an understanding of nuclear weapons, nuclear proliferation, and arms control matters, this report describes which agency in each of nine nuclear countries is responsible for research and development of nuclear weapons and whether these agencies are civilian or military. Covers China, France, India, Israel, North Korea, Pakistan, Russia, UK, US . Also traces the history of such agencies in the U.S. from 1942 to the present. From the Congressional Research Service, posted by the Federation of American Scientists.