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Sex, drugs and violence: Coronation Street plot lines? No - all in a day’s work for USAF nuclear missile teams.

Drug abuse, cheating, and drunkenness may sound like plotlines from a television soap opera, but they are real life issues currently confronting the US Air Force's nuclear missile launch crews.

How Britain and France can lead the way on openness in nuclear weapons research

The Closest We've Ever Been

A new approach to disclosure on stockpile stewardship experiments will help assure the world that the two nations are not cheating on their disarmament obligations.

Communicating during a crisis

Mock newspaper headline

How would the authorities communicate with the public during an emergency involving a nuclear weapon?

NIS presentation on UK – France nuclear weapons co-operation at 2013 NPT PrepCom

Download the presentation about nuclear weapons co-operation between Britain and France given by NIS Director Peter Burt at a fringe meeting during the Non-Proliferation Treaty Preparatory Committee meeting for 2013.

Spotlight on nuclear factory's failure to publish environmental information

Nuclear Information Service is publishing a series of undisclosed official reports documenting the safety and environmental performance of the Atomic Weapons Establishment during the year 2012.

Furnace failings posed nuclear safety threat at Atomic Weapons Establishment

Documents released under the Freedom of Information Act reveal technical problems relating to furnaces at the UK's nuclear weapons factory.

The 2012 NPT PrepCom: Hopes and prospects

Tim Street looks at what's in store for this year's Non-Proliferation Treaty meeting.