Nuclear Weapons Resources

All nuclear weapons resources

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Department of Defense illustration of a hypersonic test vehicle

Slowing the Hypersonic Arms Race

Hypersonic weapons are named after a specific velocity regime—five times the speed of sound or greater. But this nomenclature is misleading, as these flight speeds are nothing new.
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Screenshot of No First Use Policy video

No First Use Policy

In supporting a NFU policy, the Biden administration can take bold action to reduce the nuclear dangers we all face.
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Satellite Database

In-depth details on the 3,372 satellites currently orbiting Earth, including their country of origin, purpose, and other operational details.
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Airmen from the 90th Missile Maintenance Squadron prepare a reentry system for removal from a launch facility

Rethinking ICBMs

The US continues to keep intercontinental ballistic missiles on high alert—creating the risk of a mistaken nuclear war in response to a false warning.
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A missile housed in a missile silo

Nuclear No First Use Spotlight

A No First Use policy contributes to global stability, reduces risk of other countries using nuclear weapons against the US and makes it less likely they'll be used period.
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Summer Symposium

The International Summer Symposium on Science and World Affairs encourages the development of young security analysts, researchers, and policy makers.