Two weeks ago The Board promised an investigation of the warhead maneuver capabilities of the RS-24 Yars (NATO designation SS-29) missile. Russia has promised that this missile will be able to defeat any defensive capabilities that are likely to become available within the next twenty years. As I explained, no currently deployed defensive system is […]Read more "Nuclear Friday: Not Quite Ballistic"
Cat videos: I think that’s what we all need in these trying times, and I’ll post video in a moment. I took a blog vacation last week due to family medical problems and general despair about the Inauguration of our new Emperor. On top of that, my ten year old un-updatable MacBook died last week. […]Read more "Kitty Loves Dubstep"
The title background image is a classic example of a Soviet mobile ICBM at its coming out party, the victory day parade in Moscow. This sort of thing never happened in the US. We didn’t deploy road mobile ICBMs, and the US was always in most ways much more concerned with secrecy than the Soviets ever were. […]Read more "Nuclear Friday: Debutante’s Parade"
Last week The Board took a look at Trump’s Christmastime Tweet that the United States should strengthen and expand its nuclear forces. As I pointed out that since Trump has never issued any official position papers on nuclear policy there is simply no way to understand what he means by this. And in a telephone […]Read more "Nuclear Friday: Toys for Trump"