Examining international security at the nuclear nexus

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February
8

The days of the so-called nuclear priesthood are numbered, not just because of the type of outdated policy primacy and elitism it suggests, but because future nuclear policy cannot survive and thrive in a sequestered existence apart from the push …

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ICBM Information Project

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February
6

The Pentagon is currently planning to replace its current arsenal of intercontinental ballistic missiles (ICBMs) with a brand-new missile force, known as the Ground-Based Strategic Deterrent, or GBSD. The GBSD program consists of a like-for-like replacement of all 400 Minuteman …

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The US should negotiate a ban on basing weapons in space

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February
5

The Biden administration is assembling a deep bench of personnel with experience negotiating arms control agreements and already has agreed with Russia to extend the New Start Treaty. It’s clear the administration intends to initiate another look at the 2018 …

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China declares success in latest anti-missile intercept test

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February
5

China tested its capability of knocking out an incoming missile during midflight on Thursday, with the defence ministry declaring the exercise a success. It is the second country to develop the technology after the US. “The test was defensive in …

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LRSO: Why America Needs the Nuclear Long-Range Standoff Weapon

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February
4

In reviewing the nation’s nuclear deterrent posture, President Joe Biden’s national security team will closely scrutinize the Air Force’s Long-Range Standoff Weapon (LRSO) program, which is a modernized nuclear-armed, air-launched cruise missile. Critics contend that the weapon may be destabilizing, …

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