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Acknowledgements; 1. The US Fleet Ballistic Missile system: technology and nuclear war; 2. Theoretical models of weapons development; 3. Heterogeneous engineering and the origins of the fleet ballistic missile; 4. Building Polaris; 5. Success and successors; 6. Poseidon; 7. Strat-X, ULMS and Trident I; 8. The improved accuracy programme and Trident II; 9. Understanding technical change in weaponry; 10. Appendix: list of interviewees; Notes; Index.

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This book provides an historical account of one of the key weapons developments of the nuclear age.

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'... it is an intriguing account of the political background, aims and technology of the fleet ballistic missile system ... [It] is clear and anyone interested in ballistic missile politics and technology will find it fascinating.' Journal of Naval Engineering 'It is quite simply, the most carefully researched, scholarly and objective account I have read on the FBM program.' Rear Admiral Robert H. Wertheim 'Since World War II the western world has become adept at designing and managing extremely large and complex technological projects that greatly influence the course of contemporary history. Graham Spinardi's history of the Fleet Ballistic Missile Project provides a pioneering, detailed and engaging history of creativity massively organized.' Tom Hughes, University of Pennsylvania

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