U.S.-Japan CNO Summit

During the week of September 8, 2013, a delegation of nearly 30 American chief nuclear officers (CNOs) traveled to Japan to meet with their Japanese CNO counterparts. Their impressions and lessons learned from this historic trip are captured here.

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