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Naval nuclear propulsion program, 1978 hearing on H.R. 11036, Department of Energy authorization legislation (national security programs) for fiscal year 1979 before the Intelligence and Military Application of Nuclear Energy Subcommittee of the Committee on Armed Services, House of Representatives, Ninety-fifth Congress, second session, March 1, 1978. by United States. Congress. House. Committee on Armed Services. Intelligence and Military Application of Nuclear Energy Subcommittee.

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Published by U.S. Govt. Print. Off. in Washington .
Written in English

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  • United States.

Subjects:

  • United States. Navy.,
  • United States. Dept. of Energy -- Appropriations and expenditures.,
  • Nuclear ships -- Law and legislation -- United States.

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Classifications
LC ClassificationsKF27 .A749 1978
The Physical Object
Paginationv, 213 p. :
Number of Pages213
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL4374211M
LC Control Number78601877

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