Joint Ops, Iraqi Docs, and Air Force Classification Markings
Some noteworthy military, intelligence and classification-related publications that have recently been issued include the following (all pdf).
“Joint Operations,” JP 3-0 published on September 17, 2006 by the Joint Chiefs of Staff, “reflects the current guidance for conducting joint and multinational activities across the range of military operations.”
“The Iraqi Documents: A Glimpse Into the Regime of Saddam Hussein” was the subject of an April 6, 2006 hearing before the House Committee on International Relations. The hearing transcript has just been published.
“Implementation of New Classification Marking Requirements” is the topic of a May 30, 2006 U.S. Air Force policy memo which is intended to remedy “a widespread lack of consistent and accurate classification markings” identified by the Government Accountability Office in a recent audit.
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 […]