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Modernization of the U.S. strategic deterrent

United States. Congress. Senate. Committee on Armed Services.

Modernization of the U.S. strategic deterrent

hearings before the Committee on Armed Services, United States Senate, Ninety-seventh Congress, first session, October 5, November 5, 1981.

by United States. Congress. Senate. Committee on Armed Services.

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Published by U.S. G.P.O. in Washington .
Written in English

    Places:
  • United States,
  • United States.
    • Subjects:
    • Strategic forces -- United States.,
    • United States -- Armed Forces -- Weapons systems.

    • Edition Notes

      Item 1034-A, 1034-B (microfiche)

      Other titlesModernization of the US strategic deterrent.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsKF26 .A7 1981v
      The Physical Object
      Paginationiii, 76 p. ;
      Number of Pages76
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL2816657M
      LC Control Number83601468

      effective nuclear deterrent is the “number one priority of the Department of Defense,” then ICBM modernization is also a good value.9 This more careful analysis demonstrates that ICBMs contribute to US national secu-rity and should remain a core part of America’s strategic deterrent. Jan 15,  · First, my priorities and approach as the commander of U.S. Strategic Command, and second, strategic deterrence with emphasis on the need for a nuclear deterrent force. Today, as you know, the strategic and security environment is more complex, dynamic, and volatile.

      Aug 23,  · While many opponents of nuclear modernization oppose the current plan to field the ground-based strategic deterrent and long-range stand-off cruise missile, we believe these programs, while necessary, do not fundamentally solve the attack-time compression challenge. effective deterrent that protects the U.S. homeland, assures allies, and above all, deters the strategic nuclear modernization program notes in his recent book, All Measures Short of.

      Sustaining the U.S. Nuclear Deterrent in the 21st Century Prepared remarks of Paul G. Kaminski, undersecretary of defense for acquisition and technology, at the U.S. Strategic Command Strategic Systems Industrial Symposium, Offutt Air Force Base, Neb., Aug. 30, Oct 05,  · Michael E. Brown’s article in the Fall issue of this journal, ”The U.S. Manned Bomber and Strategic Deterrence in the s,” argues that the B-2 will not be cost-competitive or survivable compared with other strategic systems, particularly in a Soviet ”bolt-out-of-the-blue” attack.


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Modernization of the U.S. strategic deterrent by United States. Congress. Senate. Committee on Armed Services. Download PDF EPUB FB2

Modernization of the U.S. strategic deterrent: hearings before the Committee on Armed Services, United States Senate, Ninety-seventh Congress, first session, October 5, November 5, Jan 25,  · The global security environment calls for a continued strong nuclear deterrent along with modernization for elements of the nuclear triad and advanced training for U.S.

Strategic Command’s workforce, the STRATCOM commander said Jan. 22 during a Washington. Jan 28,  · The size and scope of the U.S. strategic modernization program is closely linked to New START. If the constraints on Russian strategic forces were to go away, it could require the United States to spend more on strategic modernization to deter a larger Russian nuclear force, further driving up the already high costs of the program.

Sep 19,  · WASHINGTON (AFNS) -- The need for modernization of the U.S. nuclear forces was made clear by speakers at a strategic nuclear enterprise symposium here, Sept. "We're here to share thoughts about the current state of, and the way forward for the nuclear strategic deterrent enterprise." said Mark Jantzer, the Task Force 21 chairman.

This modernization program has resulted in an essentially "new" missile, expanded targeting options, and improved accuracy and survivability. Ground-Based Strategic Deterrent. The Air Force is planning to replace the Minuteman III missile, its supporting launch control facilities, and.

Varying perspectives on China's military modernization are presented against a framework that considers U.S. national security policy, the Strategic Defense Initiative, and strategic trade with China, in addition to China's own nuclear deterrent and its military posture vis-a.

Mar 21,  · North Korea regularly threatens nuclear strikes against the U.S. and allies, and now for the first time has coerced a sitting U.S. president to meet with dictator Kim Jung-Un for almost certainly bogus negotiations over denuclearization.

Yet U.S. strategic modernization is so slow, new ICBMs, bombers, and submarines are mostly well past Author: Peter Pry. Feb 08,  · Four excellent up-to-date reports on America's nuclear arsenal have been professionally converted for accurate flowing-text e-book format reproduction.

U.S. Strategic Nuclear Forces: Background, Developments, and Issues November * Nonstrategic Nuclear Weapons January * Nuclear Posture Review (NPR) February * National Defense Strategy and the Nuclear Posture. Apr 01,  · The U.S. must invest in hypersonic weapons and research, and modernization of the nuclear triad is essential for maintaining strategic deterrence, defense leaders told a Senate panel.

Selva: Nuclear Deterrent is the Joint Force Modernization Priority March 8, seawaves March 8, – The joint force puts the U.S. nuclear deterrent at the top of its list for modernization and recapitalization and these no longer can be deferred, the vice chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff told House Armed Services Committee members.

May 02,  · The replacement schedule for the long-range strategic bomber, the Columbia-class SSBN [ballistic missile submarine], long-range stand-off cruise missile, and the ground-based strategic deterrent, will provide the nuclear deterrent that we need, provided we modernize on schedule.

Sep 19,  · To ensure the U.S. nuclear triad remains robust, flexible, resilient and ready, the Air Force will sustain the ICBM capability by replacing the Minuteman III with the ground-based strategic deterrent, said Rand.

According to panel members, Air Force leaders have foresight and vision to pursue modernization in regards to nuclear deterrence. Jan 29,  · The triad of land-and sea-based missiles and bombers maximizes survivability, flexibility and credibility of the U.S.

nuclear deterrent; U.S. rough numerical parity with Russian strategic nuclear warheads, deliverable to their homeland, is the absolute minimum necessary to deter the world’s most powerful nuclear menace from exploiting Moscow’s big advantages in conventional and tactical.

Jul 15,  · Government, military leaders testify before Congress on nuclear deterrent modernization plans. By Carla Pampe, Air Force Global Strike Command Public Affairs / Published July 15, Mar 10,  · The necessity to ramp up long overdue modernization of the U.S.

nuclear arsenal, combined with an escalating disarmament policy shift under the. Ina relatively obscure book caused a major stir among the U.S. Air Force leadership. Why Air Forces Fail, edited by Robin Higham and Stephen J.

Harris, lays out the determinants of failure: deficiencies in the industrial base, misguided technology and tactical picks, inattention to logistics and neglect of training. The case studies are [ ]. Mar 18,  · Ina relatively obscure book caused a major stir among the U.S. Air Force leadership.

Why Air Forces Fail, edited by Robin Higham and Stephen J. Harris, lays out the determinants of failure Author: Lani Kass. U.S. Air Force Strategic Deterrence Analytic Capabilities: An Assessment of 22 The fiscal environment for beginning and carrying through an expensive modernization program for U.S.

nuclear forces remains highly uncertain. Budget battles between Congress and the administration often force DoD to cut funds from modernization accounts in order. Jun 12,  · The U.S. military and Congress have their work cut out for them in modernizing America's nuclear arsenal.

offered a strong defense of the sea-based strategic deterrent. The United States is. Mar 22,  · In discussing the nuclear deterrent required by the U.S., former commander of U.S.

strategic nuclear forces General C. Robert Kehler said, "The Author: Peter Huessy. Modernization I F e w challenges have captured the imagination of both military strategists and political activists as much as the search for the "perfect" ICBM solution, one that would somehow return the United States to the more comfortable deterrent environment of the sand early s.

U.S. ICBMs then were perceived to be in sanctuary.Aug 30,  · The long-deferred modernization of the U.S. strategic deterrent, the triad and its related infrastructure, will be part of the bow wave and appreciably impact defense spending levels.

The costs for upgrading U.S. capabilities can be managed smartly, but as the Center for Strategic and Budgetary Center has noted, they cannot be ignored.This book offers an overview of the U.S. nuclear enterprise and how the United States’ safe, secure, and effective nuclear deterrent is maintained.

This guide to Nuclear Matters should be read in its entirety for those who seek to understand the nuclear deterrent and .