Nuclear

Nuclear Deterrence and Missile Defense Forum: Modernizing the U.S. Nuclear Triad

The Mitchell Institute invites you to check out a discussion with the RAND Corporation’s Lt Gen Frank Klotz, USAF (ret) and Dr. Alexandra Evans discuss their recent report, Modernizing the U.S. Nuclear Triad, The Rationale for a New Intercontinental Ballistic Missile. Recognizing that the replacement of the Minuteman III ICBM has rekindled a debate regarding the value nuclear deterrence provides to the nation, Lt Gen Klotz and Evans evaluated the arguments, pro and con, regarding

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Maneuver Warfare in Space: The Strategic Mandate for Nuclear Propulsion

Arlington, VA | January 13, 2022 — The Mitchell Institute for Aerospace Studies is pleased to announce a new entry in its Policy Paper series, Maneuver Warfare in Space: The Strategic Mandate for Nuclear Propulsion by Christopher Stone, Senior Fellow for Space Studies at the Mitchell Institute Spacepower Advantage Center of Excellence. America’s national security space enterprise is at an inflection point. Current U.S. Space Force (USSF) designs are based on constellation architectures with limited

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The National Nuclear Security Administration: Deterring Nuclear Aggression and Preventing Nuclear Proliferation—A Personal Perspective on NNSA’s Past, Present & Future

The Mitchell Institute for Aerospace Studies and the Advanced Nuclear Weapons Alliance Deterrence Center present the annual forums on the National Nuclear Security Administration: Deterring Nuclear Aggression and Preventing Nuclear Proliferation A Personal Perspective on NNSA’s Past, Present & Future, featuring Lt Gen Frank G. Klotz, USAF (Ret.), former Under Secretary of Energy for Nuclear Security and administrator of the National Nuclear Security Administration.

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Nuclear Weapons Stockpile Stewardship and Inertial Confinement Fusion: How the U.S. Uses Big Science to Ensure Our Aging Nuclear Warheads Work

The Mitchell Institute for Aerospace Studies and the Advanced Nuclear Weapons Alliance Deterrence Center present the Annual Forums on the National Nuclear Security Administration, the Cornerstone of U.S. Strategic Nuclear Deterrence: Nuclear Weapons Stockpile Stewardship and Inertial Confinement Fusion: How the U.S. Uses Big Science to Ensure Our Aging Nuclear Warheads Work with opening remarks by Dr. Mark Anderson, Assistant Deputy Administrator Research, Development, Test and Evaluation National Nuclear Security Administration and featuring Dr. E.

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Survey Finds Nuclear Triad Modernization Has Bipartisan Support, Former Defense Official Reports

Government Matters | October 10, 2021 | Col (Ret.) Mark Gunzinger | Col (Ret.) Mark Gunzinger, director of Future Concepts and Capability Assessments at The Mitchell Institute for Aerospace Studies and former deputy assistant secretary of defense, shared the results of a survey on voters sampled to mimic the 2020 election. The survey found 91 percent of respondents thought modernizing the United States’ nuclear deterrent system should be a priority for the Defense Department. The

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