Russian parliament OKs New START nuclear treaty extension

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January
27

The lower house of Russian parliament on Wednesday quickly approved the extension of the last remaining nuclear arms control pact days before it’s due to expire. The State Duma voted unanimously to extend the New START treaty for five years. …

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Russia welcomes U.S. proposal to extend nuclear treaty

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January
26

The Kremlin on Friday welcomed U.S. President Joe Biden’s proposal to extend the last remaining nuclear arms control treaty between the two countries, which is set to expire in less than two weeks. Russian President Vladimir Putin’s spokesman, Dmitry Peskov, …

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Why It Is Hard to Kill a Nuclear Missile in Flight

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January
23

The ultimate promise of the Pentagon’s new high-tech Next-Generation Interceptor (NGI) to shoot down enemy nuclear missiles may likely reside in the complex mixture of sensor and networking technologies woven into the NGI’s technical construction. This is largely because a …

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Biden keeps Trump appointee as acting nuclear weapons chief

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January
22

Charles Verdon will serve as acting administrator for the National Nuclear Security Agency, serving under acting energy secretary David Huizenga as the Biden administration begins. Huizenga, the new acting energy secretary, had been serving as associate principal deputy administrator for …

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