Russian Modernization of its Nuclear and Military Forces in 2021

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February
20

Every year in October Russia conducts (and usually announces) a major strategic nuclear exercise. This is followed by November meetings in Sochi between President Vladimir Putin and his generals concerning Russia’s nuclear and military programs, often accompanied by the release …

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February
18

Russia has given a rare insight into the inner workings of one of the country’s early-warning ballistic missile system facilities to mark its 50-year anniversary. Video footage shows the Serpukhov-15 satellite control centre in Kaluga Oblast, which is around 90 …

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Northrop Grumman’s Nuclear Missile Passes Design Review

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February
17

Northrop Grumman’s design for a new nuclear-tipped intercontinental ballistic missile named Ground Based Strategic Deterrent (GBSD) has completed first major design review. Around 660 GBSDs will replace the five-decades old Minuteman III nuclear missiles starting in the late 2020s. Northrop …

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Setting A Course Away From The Intercontinental Ballistic Missile

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February
16

As the new administration reassesses U.S. nuclear policy, it will be forced to make decisions about the future of the country’s ground-based, nuclear-armed intercontinental ballistic missile (ICBM) arsenal. Many advocates of maintaining the nuclear status quo have argued that it …

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Why are hypersonic weapons so important for America’s security?

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February
16

America’s enemies learned from the Gulf and Iraq wars that they could not allow the U.S. and its allies geographic access to a combat zone, and have therefore developed denial techniques. It is here that hypersonic weapons become extremely important. …

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