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Merkley, Jeffrey A.

Overview
Works: 5 works in 13 publications in 1 language and 639 library holdings
Genres: Nonfiction television programs  Special events television coverage  Legislative hearings 
Roles: Author
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Most widely held works by Jeffrey A Merkley
Trident II missiles : capability, costs, and alternatives by Jeffrey A Merkley( Book )

4 editions published in 1986 in English and held by 334 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The B-1B bomber and options for enhancements by Jeffrey A Merkley( Book )

5 editions published between 1988 and 2012 in English and held by 294 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The United States is modernizing each leg of its "triad" of strategic nuclear weapons, which includes land-based intercontinental ballistic missiles, sea-launched missiles, and bombers. Bombers are being modernized in several ways. The United States is developing the new B-2 or "stealth" bomber, which incorporates features that hide it from enemy radar. Older B-52G and B-52H bombers are being modified to carry air-launched cruise missiles--small, pilotless drones that can be launched at long distances from a target. Two new weapons for bombers are also being developed: an advanced cruise missile for long-range attacks and a new short-range attack missile. In addition to modernizing existing aircraft, the United States has just completed deployment of 100 new B-1B bombers that are the focus of this analysis. Those bombers have experienced a variety of problems that diminish their performance. The Air Force is striving to solve those problems. Moreover, it will probably propose a package of enhancements to expand the B-1B's capabilities. If all enhancements currently under consideration are pursued, that package could cost as much as $8 billion. This study first reviews the status of the Air Force programs to correct the problems with the B-1B and then reviews the choices the Congress could make regarding the anticipated enhancements. Those choices depend in large part on the mission selected for the B-1B bomber. Should it be employed as long as possible in a role that requires it to penetrate Soviet airspace to attack targets at short ranges? Or should it be transferred to a standoff role, employing cruise missiles to attack targets at longer ranges?
Report and recommendations from the Klamath Basin Task Force to Senators Wyden and Merkley, Congressman Walden, and Governor Kitzhaber by Oregon( )

2 editions published between 2013 and 2014 in English and held by 9 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Trident II missile test program : implications for arms control by Jeffrey A Merkley( Book )

1 edition published in 1987 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

[U.S. Environmental Protection Agency Administrator nominee Scott Pruitt testifies at his confirmation hearing in this excerpt] by United States( )

1 edition published in 2017 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) Administrator nominee and Oklahoma Attorney General Scott Pruitt, testifies at his confirmation hearing before the Senate Environment and Public Works Committee in this excerpt from the hearing. Senator John A. Barrasso M.D. (R-WY) chairs the hearing and recounts Pruitt's career. Senators James Inhofe (R-OK) and James Lankford (R-OK) introduce Pruitt. Following his introductory remarks, Pruitt talks about the role of a regulator and says he disagrees with President-elect Trump's views on climate change. Pruitt is challenged on his relationships to major energy corporations and their contributions to his campaign. Pruitt discuses whether human activity is the primary cause of climate change saying that the issue is subject to more debate. He is also questioned about the numerous lawsuits he filed against the EPA as Oklahoma Attorney General
 
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Alternative Names
Jeff Merkley American politician

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Jeff Merkley amerikansk politikar

Jeff Merkley amerikansk politiker

Jeff Merkley amerykański polityk

Jeff Merkley homme politique américain

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Jeff Merkley político americano

Jeff Merkley político estadounidense

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Jeff Merkley US-amerikanesche Politiker

Jeff Merkley US-amerikanischer Politiker

Jeff Merkley yhdysvaltalainen poliitikko

Merkley, Jeff

Джефф Мёркли

Джефф Мерклі

ג'ף מרקלי

ג'ף מרקלי פוליטיקאי אמריקאי

جف مارکلی سیاست‌مدار آمریکایی

ジェフ・マークリー

傑夫·默克利

Languages
English (13)