CRS Reports on Nuclear Weapons
Recently updated reports of the Congressional Research Service on nuclear weapons-related topics include these (all pdf):
“Nuclear Warheads: The Reliable Replacement Warhead Program and the Life Extension Program,” updated July 16, 2007.
“Nuclear Weapons: The Reliable Replacement Warhead Program,” updated July 13, 2007.
“Nuclear Weapons: Comprehensive Test Ban Treaty,” updated July 12, 2007.
“Nonproliferation and Threat Reduction Assistance: U.S. Programs in the Former Soviet Union,” updated February 23, 2007.
“North Korea’s Nuclear Weapons Development and Diplomacy,” updated July 2, 2007.
The FAS Nuclear Notebook is one of the most widely sourced reference materials worldwide for reliable information about the status of nuclear weapons, and has been published in the Bulletin of the Atomic Scientists since 1987.. The Nuclear Notebook is researched and written by the staff of the Federation of American Scientists’ Nuclear Information Project: Director Hans […]
On 14 April 2023, the Belarusian Ministry of Defence released a short video of a Su-25 pilot explaining his new role in delivering “special [nuclear] munitions” following his training in Russia. The features seen in the video, as well as several other open-source clues, suggest that Lida Air Base––located only 40 kilometers from the Lithuanian border and the […]
A photo in a Los Alamos National Laboratory (LANL) student briefing from 2022 shows four people inspecting what appears to be a damaged B61 nuclear bomb.
In early-February 2023, the Wall Street Journal reported that U.S. Strategic Command (STRATCOM) had informed Congress that China now has more launchers for Intercontinental Ballistic Missiles (ICBMs) than the United States. The report is the latest in a serious of revelations over the past four years about China’s growing nuclear weapons arsenal and the deepening […]