Nonstrategic Nuclear Weapons

Nonstrategic Nuclear Weapons

Date: February 14, 2012
Creator: Woolf, Amy F.
Description: During the Senate debate on the new U.S.-Russian Strategic Arms Reduction Treaty (New START) in 2010, many Senators raised questions about Russian nonstrategic nuclear weapons and noted their absence from the treaty limits. The United States and Russia have not included limits on these weapons in past arms control agreements. Nevertheless, Congress may press the Administration to seek solutions to the potential risks presented by these weapons in the future. This report looks at issues for Congress to consider regarding US weapons policy in light of the START agreement.
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Nonstrategic Nuclear Weapons

Nonstrategic Nuclear Weapons

Date: January 9, 2007
Creator: Woolf, Amy F
Description: None
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U.S. Nuclear Weapons: Changes in Policy and Force Structure

U.S. Nuclear Weapons: Changes in Policy and Force Structure

Date: August 10, 2006
Creator: Woolf, Amy F.
Description: The Bush Administration conducted a review of U.S. nuclear weapons force posture during its first year in office. Although the review sought to adjust U.S. nuclear posture to address changes in the international security environment at the start of the new century, it continued many of the policies and programs that had been a part of the U.S. nuclear posture during the previous decade and during the Cold War. This report, which will be updated as needed, provides an overview of the U.S. nuclear posture to highlight areas of change and areas of continuity.
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U.S. Nuclear Weapons: Changes in Policy and Force Structure

U.S. Nuclear Weapons: Changes in Policy and Force Structure

Date: January 27, 2006
Creator: Woolf, Amy F
Description: None
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U.S. Nuclear Weapons: Changes in Policy and Force Structure

U.S. Nuclear Weapons: Changes in Policy and Force Structure

Date: August 10, 2006
Creator: Woolf, Amy F
Description: None
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Nonstrategic Nuclear Weapons

Nonstrategic Nuclear Weapons

Date: February 2, 2006
Creator: Woolf, Amy F
Description: None
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Nonstrategic Nuclear Weapons

Nonstrategic Nuclear Weapons

Date: January 13, 2006
Creator: Woolf, Amy F
Description: None
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Nonstrategic Nuclear Weapons

Nonstrategic Nuclear Weapons

Date: September 9, 2004
Creator: Woolf, Amy F
Description: None
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"Bunker Busters":  Sources of Confusion in the Robust Nuclear Earth Penetrator Debate

"Bunker Busters": Sources of Confusion in the Robust Nuclear Earth Penetrator Debate

Date: September 22, 2004
Creator: Medalia, Jonathan
Description: The Robust Nuclear Earth Penetrator (RNEP), often called a “bunker buster,” is at present the subject of a cost and feasibility study to determine if either of two nuclear bombs, the B61 and the B83, could be modified, mainly by adding a heavy, pointed case, so as to be able to penetrate perhaps 10 meters into earth or rock. This penetration would increase the weapon’s ability, by a factor of 20 to 50, to destroy hardened and deeply buried facilities. The RNEP debate has received much attention and spawned much confusion. This report examines sources of confusion in this debate.
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U.S. Nuclear Weapons: Changes in Policy and Force Structure

U.S. Nuclear Weapons: Changes in Policy and Force Structure

Date: February 23, 2004
Creator: Woolf, Amy F
Description: None
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