The “Nuclear Notes” Papers, Published by the U.S. Army Nuclear and Chemical Agency, 1970s-1980s

The “Nuclear Notes” Papers, Published by the U.S. Army Nuclear and Chemical Agency, 1970s-1980s

Background

In the 1970s, a series of nine papers were created by the U.S. Army Nuclear and Chemical Agency. These papers were a set of information documents on topics associated with nuclear weapons. They were designed for use by the U.S. Army Training and Doctrine Command (TRADOC) school instructors and major command staff officers.

Document Archive

Nuclear Notes Number 1 – The Electromagnetic Pulse (EMP), June 1974 – Still searching for a copy

Nuclear Notes Number 2: The Army Nuclear Survivability Program, (revised) January 1980 [13 Pages, 1MB]

Nuclear Notes Number 3: The New Nuclear Radiation Casualty Criteria. May 1975 [10 Pages, 1MB]

Nuclear Notes Number 4: Nuclear Blackout of Tactical Communications, August 1976 [27 Pages, 1.3MB]

Nuclear Notes Number 5: Rainout, A Primer on Nuclear Weapons Capabilities, December 1976 [11 Pages, 1MB]

Nuclear Notes Number 6: A Primer on Nuclear Weapons Capabilities, June 1977 [15 Pages, 6MB]

Nuclear Notes Number 7: Collateral Damage, April 1978 [18 Pages, 1.2MB]

Nuclear Notes Number 8: Armored Vehicle Shielding Against Radiation, May 1979 [16 Pages, 1.1MB]

Nuclear Notes Number 9: Nuclear Weapons Effects Mitigation Techniques, June 1982 [46 Pages, 2.4MB]

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