Accession Number : ADA190410
Title : For the Record - A History of the Nuclear Test Personnel Review Program, 1978-1986.
Descriptive Note : Technical rept. 21 Feb 85-1 Aug 86,
Corporate Author : SCIENCE APPLICATIONS INTERNATIONAL CORP MCLEAN VA
Personal Author(s) : Johnson, Abby A ; Goetz, Jerald L ; McRaney, William K
Report Date : 01 Aug 1986
Pagination or Media Count : 255
Abstract : This volume is a history of the Nuclear Test Personnel Review (NTPR) program from 1978 to 1986. It identifies the origins, missions, and historical evolution of the effort, focusing on the contributions of the Defense Nuclear Agency, the NTPR teams, the Veterans Administration, and the Department of Energy. In addition, the narrative describes U.S. nuclear operations, including weapons testing and the atomic bombing of Hiroshima and Nagasaki, Japan, personnel participation in those operations, and radiation safety measures. The report also discusses radiation dose determination and medical studies of potential dose effects.
Descriptors : *NUCLEAR EXPLOSION TESTING , JAPAN , MEDICINE , RADIATION DOSAGE , SAFETY , TEST AND EVALUATION , WEAPONS , HEALTH SURVEYS , RADIATION EFFECTS , PERSONNEL , NUCLEAR RADIATION PROTECTION , EXPOSURE(PHYSIOLOGY) , NUCLEAR WARFARE , BOMBING , IONIZING RADIATION
Subject Categories : Nuclear Weapons
Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE