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.
A time exposure showing 8 MX re-entry vehicles passing through clouds during their descent to the Kwajalein Missile Range in the Pacific Ocean, December 20, 1984.
MX re-entry vehicles over Kwajalein, following their launch aboard an MX missile some 30 minutes earlier from Vandenberg Air Force Base in California, October 1985.
Credit: Department of Defense