Annual report 2001 on International security

Authors:

  • Nylen Torbjörn

Publish date: 2002-01-01

Report number: FOI-R--0352--SE

Pages: 22

Written in: Swedish

Abstract

This report presents a summary of studies, results and usefulness to the MFA within the FOI research area International Security. The activities have been directed towards support to disarmament negotiations, export controls and verification within the N, B and C areas. Nuclear weapons: FOI continues to prepare a national data center (NDC). This includes seismic detection, collection of xenon gas, and filtering of radionuclides. Support has been given to CTBT and the coming FMCT treaties and other disarmaments limitations. Support has also been given directly to CTBT. Biological weapons: support has been given to the negotiations on a verification protocol to the biological and toxin weapons convention, the Australia Group and export control issues. Chemical weapons: support has been given to the Australia Group and export control issues. In addition, the verification laboratory has continued under the convention on chemical weapons. Other support. FOI has carried out a review of the international development in missile technology