A regularly updated report by the Arms Control Association containing detailed analysis of current U.S. ballistic missile defenses.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
SSBNs are proliferating, they are getting quieter, and methods for detecting SSBNs are improving. These three trends set the nuclear powers up for a competition that may diminish the stabilizing role SSBNs have historically played.
Despite the incredible work that they put into the job, the men and women keeping up the nuclear umbrella rarely see anything other than the part that they play, but their job is crucial to maintaining a nuclear deterrence policy.
At a time of a qualitative reordering of the Asia-Pacific, stability in the Indian Ocean region hinges on collaborative efforts by India and the United States to keep the seas open and peaceful.
I’m sharing excerpts from an interview with Toshiki Fujimori, a Hiroshima bomb survivor and assistant secretary general of HIDANKYO (Japan Confederation of A- and H-Bomb Sufferers Organizations), who sits squarely in the humanitarian camp.