Expenditures for U.S. Nuclear Weapons Materials Production, 1948-1996

The U.S. Nuclear Weapons Cost Study Project was completed in August 1998 and resulted in the book Atomic Audit: The Costs and Consequences of U.S. Nuclear Weapons Since 1940 edited by Stephen I. Schwartz. These project pages should be considered historical.
Note:

The fissile materials production budget was not disaggregated from the overall weapons budget until 1948.

Source: Atomic Audit: The Costs and Consequences of U.S. Nuclear Weapons Since 1940

(Brookings Institution Press, 1998)

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