dynamic and static pressure from a nuclear blast as the damage mechanism. GVN, ground vulnerability number, is a specific vulnerability number given to facilities below a specified depth. DIA uses ground shock as the damage mechanism.


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Defense Intelligence Agency. 1974. Mathematical Background and Programming Aids for the Physical Vulnerability System for Nuclear Weapons, Washington, D.C.

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