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We Got the Neutron Bomb

The Untold Story of L.A. Punk

by Marc Spitz

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Published by Three Rivers Press .
Written in English


The Physical Object
Number of Pages320
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL7586401M
ISBN 100609807749
ISBN 109780609807743

It could be limited to tactical nuclear weaponry, or even conventional arms if they were sufficient. But it seems like a hopeless task sometimes. The soldiers, though, wouldn't have that option, and would be killed; so, this was supposed to be a discriminate, humanitarian weapon. Manufacture of the weapons requires that a constant supply of tritium be available.

All this stuff that we're trying to do are not things that are going to be realized within our careers here. There are photosets online and videos on YouTube showing it since, one with Brendan Mullen himself in the 80s, another very recently. The warheads were never deployed in Europe, and U. At l00 feet, and even at feet, most buildings in the vicinity would certainly be significantly damaged. An enhanced radiation bomb is any weapon which uses fusion to enhance the production of radiation beyond that which is normal for an atomic device.

Uh, no. Manufacture of the weapons requires that a constant supply of tritium be available. Imagine if some genius admiral decided to drop one on the Klingon homeworld Then again, much of the armor for American tanks is depleted uranium, which is great for stopping incoming AP or HEAT rounds but worse than useless at stopping fusion neutrons. Vonnegut admits in his introduction that the way he wrote it isn't the way that a neutron bomb would actually workbut is based instead on pipe-dreams of Cold War strategists.


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Was Mr. The current controversy was sparked by the Reagan Administration's failure to confer with NATO members before deciding to go ahead with production. The Blood Drinkers used them to take the planet Moorhouse, and a lucrative garrison contract, from Asbaran Solutions, but Nigel Asbaran can't prove it and so goes on a Roaring Rampage of Revenge.

An enhanced radiation bomb is any weapon which uses fusion to enhance the production of radiation beyond that which is normal for an atomic device. I won't list all the clubs, or residences, or 'scenesters', but they're covered enough to seem equally as real and significant.

And is he still right today? All you have to do is be in a basement away from the immediate blast and you're safe. There are some doubts about its effectiveness, though; it would have to be detonated at high altitude to minimize explosive damage effects, but at such a high altitude the atmosphere might absorb most of the neutrons before they could reach the surface and do their work.

Niles J. This is partially due to the fictional element solinium not to mention the fairies' time-stop capabilities. Although the dispersal of Warsaw Pact tank divisions might work to NATO's temporary advantage, one would assume that standard tactical nuclear weapons already accomplish this.

The Neutron Bomb is unique, and controversial, in that while other nuclear weapons indirectly generated radioactive fallout that could cause negative health effects, the Neutron Bomb was the first weapon to be specifically designed to use radiation to kill people.

But history shows that other instincts often prevail in war. The evil Federation threatens to detonate the device if there's a major insurrection. The only survivor was a man who was in the vault of the military base, 60 feet underground, at the instant of the blast.

Instead, Spies got his bachelor's degree in political science from the University of New Mexico. You have a lot of academics out there who write on these sorts of issues, reams of literature on these subjects, but they're based on people who have no real direct experience on how these negotiations are conducted.

However, with the neutron radiation increased the technical term for a neutron bomb is "enhanced-radiation warhead" they can penetrate MBT armor and kill the crews inside. Incidentally the basement is still there and used to store records or media or something and the graffitti is still on the walls.

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A mere 12 years after Weird World, Vol. 1, volume two (with We Got the Neutron Bomb given as the dominant title) appeared to mop up odds and ends that hadn't appeared on the first anthology of material by the early L.A.

punk band the Weirdos. As you might expect from a band that recorded infrequently and sporadically, there's a ragtag feel to this hildebrandsguld.com: Frontier Records.

Neutron bomb, specialized type of nuclear weapon that would produce minimal blast and heat but would release large amounts of lethal radiation. A neutron bomb is actually a small thermonuclear bomb in which a few kilograms of plutonium or uranium, ignited by a conventional explosive, would serve as.

We Got the Neutron Bomb lyrics: We got the neutron bomb, We got the neutron bomb We got the neutron, gonna drop it all over the place Yer gonna get it on yer face Foreign aid from the land of the free But don't blame me.

Marc Spitz was a former senior writer at Spin magazine.

Neutron Bomb

His work has also appeared in The New York Times, Maxim, Blender, Rolling Stone, Vanity Fair, Nylon and the New York Post. Spitz is the co-author (with Brendan Mullen) of the LA punk oral history We /5.

Assembled from exhaustive interviews, We Got the Neutron Bomb tells the authentically gritty stories of bands like the Runaways, the Germs, X, the Screamers, Black Flag, and the Circle Jerks—their rise, their fall, and their undeniable influence on the rock 'n' roll of today.

From the Trade Paperback edition.