Human fallability and maintaining nuclear weapons

Posted by on Dec 5, 2013 in History, Politics, Science | 2 Comments
Human fallability and maintaining nuclear weapons

Last week Brig. Gen. Les Kodlick released an article on WyomingNews.com with the title “Nuke forces aren’t as bad as reporter said”. The text directly answers on a recent story of Robert Burns in which the AP reporter refers to an unpublished RAND study about a “Occupational Burnout and Retention of Air Force Distributed Common […]

AP Exclusive: Study finds key members of nuclear missile force feel ‘burnout’ from their work

Posted by on Nov 26, 2013 in Politics, Science | No Comments
AP Exclusive: Study finds key members of nuclear missile force feel ‘burnout’ from their work

On November 21 2013 the Associated Press released a study of the research-analysis group RAND Corporation on the work conditions of the members of nuclear missile force and concluded that the circumstances of the work combined with the enormous responsibility of safely operating nuclear missiles leads to burnout symptoms. It also found what it termed […]