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Credit: U.S. Air Force, Matt Williams


Adapting to the Hypersonic Era

Conventional hypersonic strike weapons may undermine deterrence by complicating early-warning and increasing the vulnerability of forward-based forces to surprise attack below the nuclear threshold. Nevertheless, history shows that adaptation to strategically disruptive technologies is possible.

Credit: U.S. Fleet Cyber Command/U.S. Tenth Fleet


Cross-domain Competition: How Organizational Stovepipes Create Risks for Shared Missions

Today, traditional nuclear missions increasingly intersect with emerging technical domains such as space and cyber. How can policymakers mitigate the risks that bureaucratic competition can pose to the shared mission of defending the nuclear command, control, and communications (NC3) system?

Credit: Jordan R. Beesley, U.S. Navy


The Conventional Force Perspective: Nuclear Integration in Doctrine, Concepts, and Exercises

What would detailed conventional nuclear integration in doctrine, concepts, and large-scale exercises look like? Joint concepts inform high-level military doctrine, which in turn provides guidance on what the military should aim to achieve through planning and training in large-scale exercises.