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Weapons of Mass Destruction (WMD)

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The Zhukovka national-level nuclear weapons storage facility is northwest of Bryansk. Corona Mission 1109-1 of 10 March 1970 shows that it contained 6-7 storage bunkers as of 1970. Entrance ways and perhaps vents on top of the bunkers are visible.

Sources and Methods

  • Thomas Cochrane, William Arkin, Robert Norris and Jeffrey Sands, Soviet Nuclear Weapons Nuclear Weapons Databook Volume IV, Natural Resources Defense Council [New York, Harper & Row, 1989].
  • Thomas Cochrane, Robert Norris and Oleg Bukharin, Making the Bomb - From Stalin to Yeltsin [Boulder, Westview Press, 1995]

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