Architectures & requirements for advanced weapon controllers.

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This report describes work done in FY2003 under Advanced and Exploratory Studies funding for Advanced Weapons Controllers. The contemporary requirements and envisioned missions for nuclear weapons are changing from the class of missions originally envisioned during development of the current stockpile. Technology available today in electronics, computing, and software provides capabilities not practical or even possible 20 years ago. This exploratory work looks at how Weapon Electrical Systems can be improved to accommodate new missions and new technologies while maintaining or improving existing standards in nuclear safety and reliability.

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McMurtrey, Brian J.; Klarer, Paul Richard & Bryan, Jon R. February 1, 2004.

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This report describes work done in FY2003 under Advanced and Exploratory Studies funding for Advanced Weapons Controllers. The contemporary requirements and envisioned missions for nuclear weapons are changing from the class of missions originally envisioned during development of the current stockpile. Technology available today in electronics, computing, and software provides capabilities not practical or even possible 20 years ago. This exploratory work looks at how Weapon Electrical Systems can be improved to accommodate new missions and new technologies while maintaining or improving existing standards in nuclear safety and reliability.

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  • Report No.: SAND2004-0527
  • Grant Number: AC04-94AL85000
  • DOI: 10.2172/918784 | External Link
  • Office of Scientific & Technical Information Report Number: 918784
  • Archival Resource Key: ark:/67531/metadc888489

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McMurtrey, Brian J.; Klarer, Paul Richard & Bryan, Jon R. Architectures & requirements for advanced weapon controllers., report, February 1, 2004; United States. (digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc888489/: accessed November 16, 2018), University of North Texas Libraries, Digital Library, digital.library.unt.edu; crediting UNT Libraries Government Documents Department.