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U.S. Missile Defense Programs

A regularly updated report by the Arms Control Association containing detailed analysis of current U.S. ballistic missile defenses.

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NTI Delivery Systems Tutorial

An introduction and tutorial about the different types of missiles and other WMD delivery systems designed by the Nuclear Threat Initiative. The tutorial concludes with a quiz to test your knowledge on the topic.

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Nuke Map

A 3D model created by Alex Wellerstein of the Stevens Institute of Technology showcasing the potential destructive effects of a detonated nuclear weapon. The model allows for variation in bomb yield, height of burst, radiation effects, etc.

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Announcements

PONI Awarded Grant to Address Emerging Threats to Nuclear Stability

The project focuses on how rapid technology developments are expected to reshape situational awareness, crisis management, and strategic warning on the conventional battlefield, introducing new and complex risks to strategic stability in the nuclear domain.

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Debate: North Korea’s Nuclear Program

The Project on Nuclear Issues (PONI), Ploughshares Fund, and the Nuclear Science and Security Consortium are pleased to invite you to the third in a debate series on a range of nuclear challenges and policy decisions the Trump administration will face in 2017. The debate series aims to provide a forum for in-depth exploration of arguments on both sides of key nuclear policy issues.

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Five Guys and a Brigadier General Travel to North Dakota in the Dead of Winter

Interacting with senior military leadership and visiting the maintainers, operators, and trainers responsible for two legs of the nuclear deterrent creates a vitally important relationship, one that can close that technical gap and ensure future civilian leaders are able to make informed decisions.