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Home > Terrorism > Radiological Terrorism

This page provides links to government agencies, professional associations and research organizations, educational institutions, commercial firms that provide services, information, or products in the field of radiological terrorism.  In addition, the bottom of the page has links that provide information on publications and news articles about radiological terrorism.  There are also links about "dirty bombs".

Government Agencies and Radiological Terrorism.

National Nuclear Security Administration.

Armed Forces Radiobiology Research Institute.

Bioterrorism.  U.S. Department of Health & Human Services.

Defense Nuclear Facilities Safety Board (DNFSB).

Defense Threat Reduction Agency (DTRA).

Facility and Nuclear Safety.  U.S. Department of Energy Environmental, Safety and Health.

Nuclear Security and Safeguards.  Nuclear Regulatory Commission.

Oak Ridge Institute for Science and Education.

Ready.Gov Radiation Threat Information.

Radiation Incidents.  Emergency Management Strategic Healthcare Group, Veterans Health Administration.

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Professional Associations, Institutes, Organizations, and Societies and Radiological Terrorism.

American Nuclear Society.

Institute of Nuclear Materials Management (INMM).

International Commission on Radiological Protection (ICRP).

International Radiation Protection Association (IRPA).

National Mass Fatalities Institute.

Nuclear Energy Institute.

Nuclear Threat Initiative.

World Nuclear Association.

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Educational Institutions, Colleges, and Universities.

Nuclear Terrorism.  Institute for Biosecurity, Saint Louis University School of Public Health.

Radiological Terrorism.  Institute for Biosecurity, Saint Louis University School of Public Health.

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Firms and Businesses Offering Training in Radiological Terrorism Defense.

Radiation Safety Academy.

Weapons of Mass Destruction First Responders.

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Radiation By Subject.

How Can Exposure to Radiation be Minimized?  U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission (NRC).

Multi-Agency Radiation Survey & Site Investigation Manual (MARSSIM).  Environmental Protection Agency (EPA).

Nuclear Blast Mapper.  The American Experience, Race for the Superbomb.  Public Broadcasting System (PBS).

Radiation Emergencies.  Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC).

Radiation Glossary.  U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA).

Types of Radiation.  U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA).

What Is Radiation?  U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission.

What is Radiation?  U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA).

Understanding Radiation & Radioactivity.   Atomic Weapons Establishment of United Kingdom (AWE).

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Radiological Terrorism Publications.

Chemical/Biological/Radiological Incident Handbook (October 1998).  Interagency Intelligence Committee on Terrorism.

"Disaster Preparedness for Radiology Professionals".  A Response to Radiological Terrorism.  ACR Disaster Planning Task Force.  American College of Radiology.  (Acrobat Reader PDF file).

"Handbook on the Medical Aspects of NBC Defensive Operations".  FM 8-9., Department of Defense.  Located on

"Nuclear Security:  NNSA Needs to Better Manage Its Safeguards and Security Program".  GAO Report on Nuclear Security oversight by the National Nuclear Security Administration.  May 2003.

"Nuclear War Survival Skills".  Oregon Institute of Science and Medicine (OISM).

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"Dirty Bombs"

"Fact Sheet on Dirty Bombs".  U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission (NRC).  March 2003.

"Dirty Bombs".  Terrorism: Questions & Answers.  Council on Foreign Relations.

"Dirty Bombs: Response to a Threat".  FAS Public Interest Report.  The Journal of the Federation of American Scientists.  March/April 2002.

"Dirty Bombs".

"Terrorist 'Dirty Bombs': A Brief Primer".  CRS Report for Congress.  FAS.  (Acrobat Reader pdf file PDF Icon)

"Nuclear Attack: What Is It?"  Fact sheet from the National Academies and the U.S. Department of Homeland Security.  (Acrobat Reader pdf file PDF Icon)

"Radiological Attack: Dirty Bombs and Other Devices".  Fact sheet from the National Academies and the U.S. Department of Homeland Security.  (Acrobat Reader pdf file PDF Icon)

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News Articles About Radiological Terrorism.

November 13, 2009.  "TV show on 'dirty bomb' hitting Portland offered good advice".  Portland Press Herald.

December 5, 2004.  "How to avert a dirty bomb attack".  Indianapolis Star Online.

August 11, 2004.  "FDA approves medicines to combat dirty bombs".  MSNBC News.

July 22, 2004.  "Suitcase Nukes".

May 27, 2004.  "Terror's chill summer wind: Threat of 'dirty' bombs leads US to fund global radioactive cleanup".  The Christian Science Monitor.

May 27, 2004.  "US plan to beat dirty bombs".  The Guardian.

June 25, 2003.  "Security Beefed Up at Nuke Labs".

June 10, 2003.  "The Dirty Bomb Scenario".  Time Online Edition.

June 10, 2003.  "What Is a Dirty Bomb?  A Terrorist's Weapon of Choice: Easily Made, Spreads Fear".  ABC News.

January 29, 2003.  "Suitcase Bomb".  Description of small nuclear weapons that terrorists may try to employ.  Fox News.

Nov 6, 2002.  "How Dangerous are "Dirty Bombs"?"  Tufts E-News, Tufts University.

March, 2002.  "Dirty Bombs" Much More Likely to Create Fear than Cause Cancer:  Radiation Effects from Such Devices Likely to Be too Low to Calculate, Health Physicist Says".  American Institute of Physics.

Nov 7, 2001.  "Are U.S. Nuclear Sites Safe"?  Tufts E-News, Tufts University.

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