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The Continuing Role of Strategic Deterrence and How the US Navy Meets the Demands

The Continuing Role of Strategic Deterrence and How the US Navy Meets the Demands

Fifty-four years ago this week, USS George Washington (SSBN-598) made history when it successfully launched two Polaris A1 missiles off Cape Canaveral, bringing to fruition a remarkable research and development effort composed of Navy and industry partners that had begun […]


Why Fielding Fewer Than Twelve Ballistic Missile Subs Could Be Disastrous For America

Why Fielding Fewer Than Twelve Ballistic Missile Subs Could Be Disastrous For America

On October 1, the Capitol Hill weekly Roll Call ran a ridiculous commentary by an anti-nuclear activist arguing that the Navy was seeking a budgetary “bailout” at the expense of its sister services to buy more ballistic-missile submarines than it […]


Official Describes Evolution of Space Deterrence

Official Describes Evolution of Space Deterrence

Space is a current and future battleground without terrain, where invisible enemies conceivably could mount undetectable attacks to devastating effect if the right deterrent and defensive plans aren’t pursued now, the assistant defense secretary for global strategic affairs told a […]


Russia to beef up strategic deterrence potential

Russia to beef up strategic deterrence potential

Russia will continue to increase its potential in air-space forces and other parts of its nuclear deterrence strategy, Chief of Staff said Tuesday. “(Russia) will beef up its air-space defense capabilities through modernization of its informational and first-strike parts,” Valery […]


Global Strike commander: Nuclear deterrence fundamental to national security

Global Strike commander: Nuclear deterrence fundamental to national security

The commander of Air Force Global Strike Command visited here recently to discuss the command’s mission and its significance to Air Force operations. Lt. Gen. Jim Kowalski spoke to students from the Air War College, School of Advanced Air and […]


Air Force Funds Future ICBM Studies

Air Force Funds Future ICBM Studies

The first of several studies to determine the best options for maintaining or replacing the nation’s 450 Minuteman III Intercontinental Ballistic Missile weapons systems after 2030 is underway, Air Force officials said here recently. “The Air Force is strongly committed […]


Pakistan test fires nuclear-capable missile

Pakistan test fires nuclear-capable missile

Pakistan on Tuesday successfully test fired a medium-range ballistic missile capable of carrying nuclear and conventional warheads, the military said. The military said in a statement that Ghauri Hatf 5, with a range of 1,300 kilometres (800 miles), could carry […]


Mullen Urges New Methods of Deterrence

Mullen Urges New Methods of Deterrence

PALO ALTO, Calif.: The United States needs to develop new ways of looking at deterrence for the 21st century, the chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff said here today. During a speech at Stanford University’s Hoover Institution, Navy Adm. […]


NKorea vows to bolster nuclear deterrence against US

NKorea vows to bolster nuclear deterrence against US

Seoul: North Korea threatened Sunday to bolster its nuclear deterrence against the United States, as the leaders of key US allies South Korea and Japan discussed tensions on the communist state. Pyongyang’s ruling communist party newspaper Rodong Sinmun said the […]


 
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