The Internet and the Bomb:
A Research Guide to Policy and Information about Nuclear Weapons
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CHAPTER FIVE: NON-GOVERNMENTAL ORGANIZATIONS
Military and Industry Associations
Air Force Association (AFA)
Calling themselves a "grassroots" organization, AFA is the major lobbying arm supporting the Air Force, with almost 200 corporate sponsors ("industrial associates"). Publishes "Air Force Magazine," with some features and articles online.
American Defense Preparedness Association (ADPA)/National Security Industrial Association (NSIA)
Represents over 900 company members, the "voice of the industrial base," and publishers of "National Defense." On 1 March 1997, ADPA merged with the National Security Industrial Association.
American Nuclear Society (ANS)
Includes some highlights of the monthly magazine "Nuclear News."
American Nuclear Society Student Branch, Air Force Institute of Technology
Armed Forces Communications and Electronics Association (AFCEA)
Represents the communications, electronics, intelligence, and information systems community, with over 1000 corporate sponsors. Publishes "Signal" magazine, with a monthly Internet column.
Association of Air Force Missileers
Association of the United States Army (AUSA)
The major lobbying arm associated with the U.S. Army, and publishers of "Army Magazine."
European Nuclear Society (ENS)
Swiss-based, ENS is the pan-European federation of 24 nuclear societies from 22 countries, covering the nuclear industry.
The Navy League
The major lobbying arm associated with the maritime services (Navy, Marine Corps, Coast Guard, and Merchant Marines), and publishers of "Seapower" magazine.
Surface Navy Association (SNA)
Specializes in promoting the role of surface naval forces, with online articles from the bimonthly "Surface Sitrep."
International industrial association promoting the peaceful uses of nuclear energy; the searchable site contains excellent links and news summaries.
The USAF Security Police Association
U.S. Naval Institute (USNI)
Excellent website of the Annapolis-based advocacy organization and publisher, including resources relating to "Proceedings," the monthly magazine; "Naval History" magazine, the Naval Institute Press, and a collection of ships and aircraft photographs.
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