These chapters include discussions on the principles of a nuclear reaction, the different types of nuclear explosions which are used militarily ground, underground, underwater, air, and space and the effects of their striking factors shock wave, light radiation, penetrating radiation, radioactive contamination on men and objects, radiation sickness in man, and basic atomic defense means for military personnel and equipment in a combat area. Author
Edited machine trans. of mono. Yadernaya Fizika i Yadernoe Oruzhie (Nuclear Physics and Nuclear Weapons), Moscow, 1966 p122-179, by Marilyn Oleachea.