FAS Roundup – March 15, 2021

Siloed Thinking: A Closer Look at the Ground-Based Strategic Deterrent The Pentagon wants to spend $100B on a brand-new ICBM system, but has not offered a convincing articulation of…

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FAS Roundup – March 8, 2021

FAS Presses for Release of Nuclear Stockpile Data For the past three years, the Trump Administration refused to provide an annual tally…

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FAS Roundup – March 1, 2021

Baby Nukes: When a Little Boom Is All You Need From “backpack bombs” to the Davy Crockett nuclear rifle, low-yield nuclear weapons…

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FAS Roundup – February 22, 2021

China’s Expanding Missile Training Area: More Silos, Tunnels, and Support Facilities The Chinese military appears to be significantly expanding the…

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FAS Roundup – February 8, 2021

Alternatives to the Ground-Based Strategic Deterrent The Biden administration should immediately launch a National Security Council-led strategic review examining the role…

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FAS Roundup – January 28, 2021

Nuclear Notebook: US nuclear forces, 2021 With 3,800 warheads across ICBMs, SLBMs, and bombers, the US nuclear arsenal has remained roughly the same as our last estimate. For a…

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