November 1997 United States Special Weapons Nuclear, Biological, Chemical and Missile Proliferation News
DEFENSE DEPARTMENT REPORT ON PROLIFERATION - November 25, 1997 - Secretary of Defense William Cohen today released the second edition of a report entitled "Proliferation: Threat and Response 1997." The first was released in April 1996.
Equipment Demonstration Q&A - 25 November 1997 - This current suit is a reduced weight, approximately 20 percent, which will reduce heat stress about 15 percent. The reduced number of zippers and drawstrings with the velcro
fasteners gives better protection against chem/bio agents. The old suit was good for 30 days. This suit is good for 45 days.
Defense Department News Briefing - 17 November 1997 - Force medical protection to overcom esome of the health care
challenges that we experienced during and after the Gulf War.
Peņa Appoints Director for Nonproliferation and National Security DOE News Release - November 14, 1997 -- Secretary of Energy Federico Peņa has appointed Rose E. Gottemoeller as Director for Nonproliferation and National Security for the U.S. Department of Energy. As director, Gottemoeller is responsible for research and development for nonproliferation missions, energy intelligence, arms control and nonproliferation, security affairs and emergency management.